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Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Single-Center Experience
Objectives: Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients on renal replacement therapy and in kidney transplant recipients. There are no specific recommendations for preoperative cardiac ...
Parathyroid Hormone and Ischemic Cerebrovascular Event
Background: Increased parathyroid hormone (PTH) level is associated with coronary artery disease, hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy which are all predisposing factors for the ischemic cerebrovascular event ( ...
Subclinical myocardial dysfunction in liver transplant candidates determined using speckle-tracking imaging
Objective: There are various cardiovascular abnormalities in end-stage liver disease (ESLD). In these patients, left ventricular (LV) systolic function is normal at rest but deteriorates during stress. This deterioration ...