Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease in kidney transplantation

Franco Citterio, Gionata Spagnoletti, M. P Salerno, P Piselli, E Rossi, E Favi, A Gargiulo, A Agresta

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Metabolic syndrome (MS) is an important cardiovascular risk factor. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of MS in an Italian kidney transplant recipient population and its relationship to the incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) after renal transplantation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1067-1068
Number of pages2
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2011


  • Adult
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Italy
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Male
  • Metabolic Syndrome X
  • Middle Aged
  • Prevalence
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Prospective Studies
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome


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