Cardiovascular risk profile of patients with acute liver failure after liver transplantation when compared with the general population.
Transplantation and Liver Surgery Clinic, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland. [email protected]
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Jan 15, 2010
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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