Calcineurin inhibitors and post-transplant weight gain


Ersoy A. , Baran B., ERSOY C. , Kahvecioglu S., Akdag I.

NEPHROLOGY, vol.13, no.5, pp.433-439, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2008.00916.x
  • Title of Journal : NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.433-439
  • Keywords: cyclosporine, kidney transplantation, obesity, tacrolimus, weight gain, POSTRENAL TRANSPLANTATION, OBESITY, CYCLOSPORINE, ASSOCIATION, PREVALENCE, TACROLIMUS, RECIPIENTS, SURVIVAL, THERAPY, GRAFT

Abstract

Aim: Excessive weight gain that leads to obesity is quite common after kidney transplantation. This is often attributed to immunosuppression. The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the effect of calcineurin inhibitors on post-transplant weight gain.