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Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) is a prevalent condition in adult renal transplant recipients (RTR) and appears to be a risk factor for death.1 In essential hypertensive adults, LVH is a prominent hypertensive end-organ damage,2 whereas in RTR a constellation of risk factors contribute to LVH.1 3 Although paediatric studies also indicate a high prevalence of LVH after transplantation, its pathogenesis is less clear.4 Thus, we aimed to describe known risk factors for post-transplant LVH, such as hypertension, anaemia, and reduced renal function, and the prevalence of LVH over time in paediatric RTR. Accordingly, we performed a post hoc analysis of data from …
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