Obesity in pediatric kidney transplant recipients and the risks of acute rejection, graft loss and death

@article{Ladhani2017ObesityIP,
  title={Obesity in pediatric kidney transplant recipients and the risks of acute rejection, graft loss and death},
  author={Maleeka Ladhani and Samantha Lade and Stephen I. Alexander and Louise A. Baur and Philip Andrew Clayton and Stephen McDonald and Jonathan C Craig and Germaine Wong},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={1443-1450}
}
Obesity is prevalent in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD), but the health consequences of this combination of comorbidities are uncertain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of obesity on the outcomes of children following kidney transplantation. Using data from the ANZDATA Registry (1994–2013), we assessed the association between age-appropriate body mass index (BMI) at the time of transplantation and the subsequent development of acute rejection (within the first 6… CONTINUE READING
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