Cardiovascular disease in kidney donors: matched cohort study

  title={Cardiovascular disease in kidney donors: matched cohort study},
  author={Amit X. Garg and Aizhan Meirambayeva and Anjie Huang and Joseph S Kim and G V Ramesh Prasad and Greg Knoll and Neil C Boudville and Charmaine E. Lok and Philip A. McFarlane and Martin E Karpinski and Leroy J. Storsley and Scott W. Klarenbach and Ngan N. Lam and Sonia M. Thomas and Christine S Dipchand and Peter P Reese and Mona Doshi and Eric M Gibney and Ken Taub and Ann Young},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether people who donate a kidney have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. DESIGN Retrospective population based matched cohort study. PARTICIPANTS All people who were carefully selected to become a living kidney donor in the province of Ontario, Canada, between 1992 and 2009. The information in donor charts was manually reviewed and linked to provincial healthcare databases. Matched non-donors were selected from the healthiest segment of the general… CONTINUE READING
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