Fracture Incidence in Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients.

@article{Naylor2016FractureII,
  title={Fracture Incidence in Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients.},
  author={Kyla L. Naylor and S. Abdulmalek Jamal and Guangyong Zou and E. D. Mcarthur and Ngan N. Lam and William D Leslie and Anthony B. Hodsman and S Joseph Kim and Gregory Allan. Knoll and Lisa-Ann Fraser and Jonathan D Adachi and Amit X. Garg},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2016},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={
          167-75
        }
}
BACKGROUND It remains uncertain whether kidney transplant recipients are a high-risk group for fracture. METHODS We conducted a cohort study using Ontario, Canada health care databases to estimate the 3-, 5- and 10-year cumulative incidence of nonvertebral fracture (proximal humerus, forearm, hip) in adult kidney transplant recipients between 1994 and 2009, stratifying by sex and age (<50 versus ≥50 years) at transplant. We also assessed the 3-year cumulative incidence of all fracture… CONTINUE READING
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