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Death with Functioning Graft - a Preventable Cause of Graft Loss

Pieter Evenepoel, Yves Vanrenterghem

Ann Transplant 2001; 6(4): 17-20

ID: 497724

Published: 2001-12-19

Patient death continues to be a leading cause of renal transplant failure. This mortality of transplant patients is mainly due to cardiovascular disease (CVD). Identification of predictions of early CVD may provide targets for intervention.

Keywords: Kidney Transplantation, death with function, cardiovascular disease, Malignancy, Infection