Posts Tagged ‘pneumonia’

July 9, 2012

Risk and Prognosis of Hospitalization for Pneumonia Among Individuals With and Without Functioning Renal Transplants in Denmark: A Population-Based Study


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Pneumonia is a common problem post-transplant. The authors studied kidney transplant candidates and recipients to determine risk factors for pneumonia at the population level. Over 4000 transplant candidates and recipients in addition to over 80,000 controls were included in this study from Denmark. In transplant patients, the risk for hospitalization from pneumonia was 8-fold higher […]

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