Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease in kidney transplantation.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Metabolic syndrome (MS) is an important cardiovascular risk factor. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of MS in an Italian kidney transplant recipient population and its relationship to the incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) after renal transplantation. METHODS The prevalence of MS was evaluated according… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2011.03.019

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