Independent predictors of renal dysfunction after heart transplantation in patients with normal pretransplant renal function.

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BACKGROUND Renal dysfunction (RD) is a common complication after heart transplantation (HT), but predictors of post-HT RD have not been clearly identified. METHODS We studied 262 HT patients (mean age 54 years, 221 men) with normal baseline renal function. Potential risk factors examined were age, sex, pre-HT ischemic cardiomyopathy, pre- and post-HT… (More)

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@article{Garrido2005IndependentPO, title={Independent predictors of renal dysfunction after heart transplantation in patients with normal pretransplant renal function.}, author={Iris Paula Garrido and Mar{\'i}a Generosa Crespo-Leiro and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Paniagua and Javier A. Mu{\~n}iz and Eugenia V{\'a}zquez-Rey and Ruth P{\'e}rez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Juan Miguel Antonio Garc{\'i}a-Lara and Jos{\'e} Joaqu{\'i}n Cuenca-Castillo and Alfonso Castro-Beiras}, journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation}, year={2005}, volume={24 9}, pages={1226-30} }