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23 December 2022: Original Paper

Condition of the Oral Cavity in Patients After Heart Transplantation: A Preliminary Report

Katarzyna Olek 1ABCDEFG , Agnieszka Kuczaj 2DEF* , Olaf Gruca 3ABC , Marcin Olek 4ABF , Marek Ochman 2E , Piotr Przybyłowski 2D , Marta Tanasiewicz 5ADFG

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.937734

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e937734

Table 2 Clinical characteristics of the 2 analyzed groups.

Clinical parameterGroup No.1 (≤10 years after HTx), 13 pts., N (%)Group No.2 (>10 years after HTx), 12 pts., N (%)
Diabetes6 (46.2%)7 (58.3%)
Impaired glucose tolerance5 (38.5%)2 (16.7%)
Hypertension6 (46.2%)12 (100%)
Chronic kidney disease (eGFR0 (%)4 (33.3%)
Dyslipidemia7 (53.8%)7 (58.3%)
Obesity1 (7.7%)1 (8.3)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease0 (0%)1 (8.3%)
HTx – heart transplantation.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358