Coronary artery calcifications in renal graft recipients at the time of transplantation.


BACKGROUND Coronary artery calcifications (CACs) represent an important risk factor of coronary artery disease in the general population. The purpose of the study was to determine the amount of CAC, including calcium mass, in renal graft recipients early after transplantation. MATERIAL/METHODS Forty-nine patients aged 43.7+/-9.8 years underwent CAC… (More)


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