Meta-analysis: risk for hypertension in living kidney donors.

  title={Meta-analysis: risk for hypertension in living kidney donors.},
  author={Neil C Boudville and G V Ramesh Prasad and G. Knoll and Norman Muirhead and Heather R Thiessen-Philbrook and Robert W Scapens ChunLei Yang and M. Patricia Rosas-Arellano and Abdulrahman Housawi and Amit X. Garg},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={145 3},
BACKGROUND The risk for hypertension after kidney donation remains uncertain. PURPOSE To see whether normotensive adults who donate a kidney develop higher blood pressure and risk for hypertension compared with nondonor adults acting as control participants. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Science Citation Index were searched from 1966 until November 2005 for articles published in any language. Reference lists of pertinent articles were also reviewed. STUDY SELECTION The authors… CONTINUE READING