Screening asymptomatic diabetic patients for coronary artery disease prior to renal transplantation.

@article{Ramanathan2005ScreeningAD,
  title={Screening asymptomatic diabetic patients for coronary artery disease prior to renal transplantation.},
  author={Venkat Ramanathan and Simin Goral and Bekir Tanriover and Irene Debra Feurer and Rumeyza Kazancioglu and David T. Shaffer and Jennifer B Helderman},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={79 10},
  pages={
          1453-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a significant contributor to excess mortality in renal transplant candidates with diabetes mellitus (DM). Prior studies relating to risk stratification for significant CAD in diabetics are confined to Caucasian type 1 DM patients. METHODS To assess the prevalence of clinically silent CAD and to identify variables that are associated with CAD, we retrospectively analyzed the cardiac catheterization data of 97 asymptomatic type 1 and 2 DM kidney and… CONTINUE READING
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