Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cardiovascular risk in renal transplant recipients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIMS Renal transplant recipients (RTRs) are at high risk for cardiovascular (CVD) mortality. Recently, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been recognized as a new risk factor for adverse CVD events in the general population. We examined whether transient elastography (TE) defined NAFLD was associated with atherosclerosis in RTRs, as… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000355808

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