Cardiovascular effects of metabolic syndrome after transplantation: convergence of obesity and transplant-related factors

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Children are at increased risk of developing metabolic syndrome (MS) after kidney transplantation, which contributes to long-term cardiovascular (CV) morbidities and decline in allograft function. While MS in the general population occurs due to excess caloric intake and physical inactivity, additional chronic kidney disease and transplant-related factors… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ckj/sfx056

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