Bariatric Surgery to Target Obesity in the Renal Transplant Population: Preliminary Experience in a Single Center.

Abstract

During the last century, obesity has become a global epidemic. The effect of obesity on renal transplantation may occur in perioperative complications and impairment of organ function. Obese patients have metabolic derangements that can be exacerbated after transplantation and obesity directly impacts most transplantation outcomes. These recipients are more… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2017.02.032

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