Blood pressure elevation in long-term survivors of pediatric liver transplantation

McLin, V. A.; Anand, R.; Daniels, S. R.; Yin, W.; Alonso, E. M.; Split Research Group

Am J Transplant. 2011 Oct 14; 12(1):183-90

Abstract

As pediatric liver transplant (LT) recipients come of age, additional insight into long-term medical complications of immunosuppression is warranted. The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of elevated blood pressure (BP) in long-term survivors of pediatric LT using the data from the Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) database and to identify predictive factors. Patients enrolled in the BP arm of the SPLIT cohort participated in the study. All patients were of at least 5 years but

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