Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, November 6th, 2006
"There is substantial evidence that renal transplant recipients with obesity or body mass index >30 kg/m2 have increased risk of graft loss. However, few data exist for Asian population; clinicians have to rely upon indirect evidence by extrapolating the results from Caucasians to Asian recipients," scientists writing in the journal Clinical Transplantation report.
K.M. Chow and colleagues working with the Chinese University of Hong Kong explained, "Using data from a study population of 150 consecutive cadaveric or living related Chinese renal...
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