Late Effects of Renal Transplantation on Endothelial Functions and Cardiac Morphology

Ozkurt S., Sahin G., Degirmenci N. A., Temiz G., MUSMUL A., Tek M., ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.43, no.7, pp.2606-2611, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2011.06.042
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2606-2611
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Background. Endothelial dysfunction is common in patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD), and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality are higher in these patients. In this study, we evaluated the late posttransplantation effects of cyclosporine and tacrolimus on endothelial function, inflammation, and cardiac architecture.