Central European Journal of Sport Sciences and Medicine

ISSN: 2300-9705     eISSN: 2353-2807     DOI: 10.18276/cej.2015.3-03
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Lista wydań / Vol. 11, No. 3/2015
Post-transplant Metabolic Syndrome (PTMS) after Liver Transplantation –Review of the Literature

Rok wydania:2015
Liczba stron:9 (29-37)
Słowa kluczowe: metabolic syndrome liver transplantation
Autorzy: Katarzyna Kotarska
Faculty of Physical Culture and Health Promotion, University of Szczecin, Poland

Joanna Raszeja-Wyszomirska
Hepatology and Internal Medicine Unit, Department of General, Transplant and Liver Surgery, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland


Liver transplant provides a definitive therapeutic measure for patients with chronic and acute liver diseases. Apart from the improvement of overall health, an organ transplant entails several metabolic complications. They are multi-agent and depend, among others, on the function of organ being transplanted, adverse effects of immunosuppression being applied, organ complications induced by failure of the organ being transplanted, current treatment, concomitant diseases and consequences of the acute and chronic rejection processes. Improvements in surgical techniques, peritransplant intensive care, and immunosuppressive regimens have resulted in significant improvements in short-term survival. Focus has now shifted to address long-term outcomes of liver transplantation. Therefore, this paper presents the current review of literature referring to specificity of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its complications in patients after liver transplantation.
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