Posttransplant overweight and obesity: myth or reality?

  title={Posttransplant overweight and obesity: myth or reality?},
  author={Deborah Jezior and Magdalena Krajewska and Katarzyna Madziarska and B Kurc-Darak and Dariusz Janczak and Dariusz Patrzałek and Krzysztof Borysławski and Marian Klinger},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={39 9},
UNLABELLED Posttransplant body mass index (BMI) increase in kidney transplant recipients is an underestimated issue, predisposing to morbidity linked with development of polymetabolic syndrome. AIM The aim of the study was to assess the incidence of overweight and obesity among endstage renal disease patients before and after kidney transplantation. MATERIAL Four hundred eighteen kidney graft recipients were enrolled in the study which lasted a mean of 56 months. Inhabitants of Lower… CONTINUE READING
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