Predictive factors for development of diabetes mellitus post-heart transplant.

  title={Predictive factors for development of diabetes mellitus post-heart transplant.},
  author={Luis Mart{\'i}nez-Dolz and Lu{\'i}s Almenar and Luis Mart{\'i}nez-Ortiz and Miguel {\'A}ngel Arnau and Carlos Chamorro and Jaydeep K. Moro and Ana Raquel de la Osa and Joaquin Rueda and Cruz Garc{\'i}a and Miguel A Palencia},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  volume={37 9},
INTRODUCTION It is known that there is a high incidence of diabetes mellitus (DM) among heart transplant (HT) patients, which may be up to 30% at 5 years. The presence of DM has been associated with increased morbidity (infections, renal dysfunction, or graft vascular disease), and its development has been related primarily to immunosuppressive therapy. The objective of this study was to determine, in our experience, the presence of predictive variables for the development of DM following HT… CONTINUE READING


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