Vascular function in children after renal transplantation.

  title={Vascular function in children after renal transplantation.},
  author={Marc R. Lilien and Erik S. G. Stroes and Jos op't Roodt and Saskia de Jongh and Cornelis Hendrik Schr{\"o}der and Hein A. Koomans},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={41 3},
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic complications are the main cause of death in adult patients with renal failure. Endothelial dysfunction is a hallmark of early atherosclerotic changes. The numerous risk factors for endothelial dysfunction present in adults are present in children with renal failure, as well. In addition to this, increased stiffness of the arterial tree conveys an increased risk for cardiovascular mortality. The aim of this study is to investigate whether pediatric kidney recipients… CONTINUE READING
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