Coronary artery calcification and coronary ischaemia in renal transplant recipients.


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Seyahi N., Kahveci A., Cebi D. , Altiparmak M. R. , Akman C., Uslu I., ...More

Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, vol.26, no.2, pp.720-6, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ndt/gfq413
  • Title of Journal : Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
  • Page Numbers: pp.720-6

Abstract

Background. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality among renal transplant recipients. Data on the relationship between coronary artery calcification (CAC) and coronary ischaemia in renal transplantation patients are scant. We conducted a study to determine the prevalence and determinants of CAC in these patients; we also examined the frequency of coronary ischaemia in patients with moderate and severe CAC.