Screening asymptomatic diabetic patients for coronary artery disease prior to renal transplantation


RAMANATHAN v., GORAL S., TANRIOVER B., FEURER I., Kazancioglu R. , SHAFFER D., et al.

TRANSPLANTATION, cilt.79, ss.1453-1458, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a significant contributor to excess mortality in renal transplant candidates with diabetes mellitus (DM). Prior studies relating to risk stratification for significant CAD in diabetics are confined to Caucasian type 1 DM patients.