Didier Ducloux, Gerard Motte, Ziad A. Massy
Ann Transplant 2001; 6(4): 40-42
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading cause of mortality in renal transplant recipients. Authors review accepted CVD risk factors.The role of additional factors like increased homocysteine level is discussed.
Keywords: atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, chronic allograft rejection, cyclosporine. folic acid, homocysteine, renal transplantation