Metabolic syndrome in liver transplant recipients: prevalence, risk factors, and association with cardiovascular events.

Abstract

Features of metabolic syndrome are not uncommon in patients after liver transplantation. To examine the prevalence and risk factors of posttransplantation metabolic syndrome (PTMS), the files of 252 transplant recipients (mean age, 54.5 ± 2.8 years, 57.9% male) were reviewed for pretransplant and posttransplant clinical and laboratory parameters (mean… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/lt.22198

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