Effects of Diet and Gemfibrozil on Posttransplant Hyperlipidemia in Renal Transplant Recipients


Sapan M., ÖZBEN SADIÇ B. , Yakupoglu G., SÜLEYMANLAR G., ÖZBEN TOMASİ T.

JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.57, no.2, pp.456-459, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.456-459

Abstract

Background: Posttransplant hyperlipidemia increases cardiovascular morbidity and mortality rate in renal transplant recipients. It also leads, to graft loss due to atherosclerosis and glomerular damage. It is essential to control hyperlipidemia in renal transplant recipients to prevent these events.