Progression of Endothelial Dysfunction, Atherosclerosis, and Arterial Stiffness in Stable Kidney Transplant Patients: A Pilot Study [post]

2019 unpublished
Kidney transplant patients suffer from vascular abnormalities and high cardiovascular event rates, despite initial improvements post-transplantation. The nature of the progression of vascular abnormalities in the longer term is unknown. This pilot study investigated changes in vascular abnormalities over time in stable kidney transplant patients long after transplantation. Methods Brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD), nitroglycerin-mediated dilation, carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity
more » ... ulse wave velocity (cf-PWV), ankle-brachial pressure index, and common carotid artery intima-media
doi:10.21203/rs.2.16074/v3 fatcat:rrfeqz5yczg7hjrwugswmi7w6e