Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes Related to Early Stage Renal Impairment After Liver Transplantation.

@article{VanWagner2018CardiovascularDO,
  title={Cardiovascular Disease Outcomes Related to Early Stage Renal Impairment After Liver Transplantation.},
  author={Lisa B VanWagner and Samantha E Montag and Lihui Zhao and Norrina B Allen and Donald M. Lloyd-Jones and Arighno Das and Anton I. Skaro and Samuel F. Hohmann and John J Friedewald and Josh Levitsky},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2018},
  volume={102 7},
  pages={
          1096-1107
        }
}
BACKGROUND In the general population, even mild renal disease is associated with increased cardiovascular (CV) complications. Whether this is true in liver transplant recipients (LTR) is unknown. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of 671 LTR (2002-2012) from a large urban tertiary care center and 37 322 LTR using Vizient hospitalization data linked to the United Network for Organ Sharing. The 4-variable Modification of Diet in Renal Disease equation estimated glomerular filtration… CONTINUE READING

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