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Articles

Title: Cardiovascular events in patients after kidney transplantation - recent reports

Author:
Anna Wyzgał, Marcin Grabowski
Type:
Review articles
Language:
PL
Journal:
Polish Journal of Cardiology
Year:
2009
Volume:
11
Number:
2
Start page:
133
Final page:
134
ISSN:
1507-5540
Keywords:
cardiovascular events, renal transplantation, immunosuppressive therapy
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Renal transplantation is an established treatment of advance d chronic kidney disease. 5-year transplant survival has significantly improved from 55 to 70%, however, one of the main causes of transplant during the first year is recipient’s demise. Cardiovascular events are a major cause of mortality after renal transplantation and established riskfactors, such hypertension, diabetes mellitus and immune suppression play an essential role in the development of cardiovascular events.