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Cardiac Risk Stratification Method of Le et al for Renal Transplant Candidates

Purpose:

To evaluate a renal transplant candidate for risk factors associated with cardiac events after the transplantation as described by Le et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Transplant Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

N18

Description:

Le et al reported an algorithm for separating renal transplant candidates into low and high risk groups for cardiac events after transplant surgery. This can help identify patients who require additional testing to define their risk. The authors are from the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon.

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