Causes and components of the metabolic syndrome in renal transplant recipients from a gender perspective.

[Causes and components of the metabolic syndrome in renal transplant recipients from a gender perspective]. Nutr Hosp. 2018 Oct 05;35(5):1079-1084 Authors: Martín Salvador A, Fernández Castillo R, García García I, Aguilar Cordero MJ, Bravo Soto J Abstract INTRODUCTION: the appearance of metabolic syndrome (MS) among renal recipients is one of the greatest post-transplant complications and is associated with an increased risk of graft failure and high rates of obesity and new onset diabetes. OBJECTIVE: the objective of this work is to identify the relationship between the glomerular filtration rate measured by two different methods and the components of the metabolic syndrome and their combinations in kidney transplant patients according to gender. MATERIAL AND METHOD: the samples consisted of 500 kidney transplant recipients, of whom 190 had MS, 121 men and 69 women. All subjects underwent clinical evaluation and blood sampling for laboratory measurements. The MS was determined according to the criteria of the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP-ATP-III). Renal function was estimated using AMDRD equations and CrS determinations. RESULTS: the average age was 55.5 years. The prevalence of MS was significantly higher in men (23.1%
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