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Cardiovascular risk profile of patients with acute liver failure after liver transplantation when compared with the general population.

Authors
  • Aberg, Fredrik1
  • Jula, Antti
  • Höckerstedt, Krister
  • Isoniemi, Helena
  • 1 Transplantation and Liver Surgery Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland. [email protected] , (Finland)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Transplantation
Publication Date
Jan 15, 2010
Volume
89
Issue
1
Pages
61–68
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/TP.0b013e3181bcd682
PMID: 20061920
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Liver transplantation and associated immunosuppression evidently cause hypertension, and possibly elicit diabetes in susceptible individuals. Conversely, the often reported transplantation-associated increased burden of overweight/obesity and dyslipidemia might relate mostly to other factors.

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