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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Baumann, M; Chang, J; Thürmel, K; Roos, M; von Eynatten, M; Sollinger, D; Lutz, J; Heemann, U 
Title:
Fisher-Lewis kidney transplantation model as a tool for investigation of transplantation-induced cardiomyopathy. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death after kidney transplantation; thus, cardiovascular protection is a major concern in transplant recipients. Data about cardiac characteristics from animal models after kidney transplantation are lacking. Therefore, we investigated cardiac structure and function in a model of chronic allograft injury. METHODS: Kidneys from Fisher 344 rats were orthotopically transplanted into Lewis rats. Eight recipient rats were treated with placebo or...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Transplant Proc 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
41 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
2612-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0041-1345 
TUM Institution:
Abteilung für Nephrologie