Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 13th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Single institution series have demonstrated that obese patients have higher rates of wound infection and delayed graft function (DGF), but similar rates of graft survival. We used UNOS data to determine whether obesity affects outcome following renal transplantation."
J.L. Gore and colleagues working with the University of California Los Angeles explained, "From the UNOS database, we identified patients who underwent primary kidney-only transplantation between 1997 and 1999. Recipient and...
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