Dyslipidemia lead atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease and stroke have risen to be the leading cause of human death worldwide. Many patients experience dyslipidemia after renal transplantation. So, what is the cause of dyslipidemia after renal transplantation? Here we come to understand it.
After renal transplantation, dyslipidemia is often secondary to hyperlipidemia, and the risk factors are similar to those of the general population as well as specific risk factors for renal transplant recipients. The risk factors of hyperlipidemia in the general population: gender, hypertension, hormone replacement therapy, dietary habits, genetic factors; kidney transplantation and special secondary risk factors of hyperlipidemia after renal transplantation: new onset nephrotic syndrome, proteinuria; the influence of drugs, such as corticosteroids can accelerate the decomposition of fat tissue, inhibiting fat synthesis. In addition, glucocorticoids can increase appetite, because food intake is also one of the factors of dyslipidemia enhancement; pre transplant dialysis caused by vascular disease; occurrence and development of hypertension after renal transplantation; transplantation of new IGT and diabetes.
What is the cause of dyslipidemia after renal transplantation? Through the introduction of the above content, I believe you all have a certain understanding. Understanding the causes of dyslipidemia after renal transplantation is more conducive to the prevention and treatment of this disease.
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