Pretransplantation overweight and obesity: does it really affect kidney transplantation outcomes?

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OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare kidney transplant outcomes among pretransplantation overweight and obese patients with those with normal weight. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of a sample of 448 kidney transplantations performed between 1984 and 2008 in our institution. We compared of initial graft function… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2010.12.027

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@article{Furriel2011PretransplantationOA, title={Pretransplantation overweight and obesity: does it really affect kidney transplantation outcomes?}, author={Frederico T G Furriel and Belmiro Parada and L{\'u}cia Maria de Arruda Campos and Paula I Moreira and Denise N. Castelo and Virgil C Dias and Alexandre Mota}, journal={Transplantation proceedings}, year={2011}, volume={43 1}, pages={95-9} }