An underappreciated problem in renal transplant recipients: Anemia


ÜNAL A. , SİPAHİOĞLU M. H. , Akcakaya M. , TOKGÖZ B. , Sav T. , OYMAK O. , ...More

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.40, no.5, pp.1399-1403, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2008.03.080
  • Title of Journal : TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1399-1403

Abstract

Purpose. Posttransplant anemia (PTA) is associated with a higher risk of cardiac mortality, which is the most frequent cause of death among renal transplant recipients. In this study, we sought to determine the prevalence and causes of PTA among Turkish patients.