Subclinical cardiovascular changes in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Nasser2016SubclinicalCC,
  title={Subclinical cardiovascular changes in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Yasser Al Nasser and Marta Carneiro de Moura and Luc L. Mertens and Brian W McCrindle and Rulan S. Parekh and Vicky Lee Ng and Peter C Church and Marialena Mouzaki},
  journal={Pediatric transplantation},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={530-9}
}
CV disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality following solid organ transplantation in adults. While the prevalence of multiple cardiometabolic risk factors is increased in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients, it is not clear whether they have subclinical CV changes. cIMT, central pWV, and CAC are indicative of subclinical CV disease, and, in adults, predict future CV events. The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to investigate the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING

6 Figures & Tables

Connections & Topics

Mentioned Connections BETA
Eight studies reported on kidney transplant recipients and one study on a combined cohort of kidney and liver transplant recipients .
Eight studies reported on kidney transplant recipients and one study on a combined cohort of kidney and liver transplant recipients .
Eight studies reported on kidney transplant recipients and one study on a combined cohort of kidney and liver transplant recipients .
Eight studies reported on kidney transplant recipients and one study on a combined cohort of kidney and liver transplant recipients .
All Topics