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ea0061cd2.2 | Case Discussions: complex clinical cases 2.0 | OU2019

Simultaneous islet cell and kidney transplant in a patient with Type 1 Diabetes and End-Stage Renal Failure after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Lim Jonathan ZM , Rutter Martin K , Wilding John PH

Background: Severe obesity, BMI ≥40 kg/m2, confers a greater risk for graft loss and mortality among renal transplant patients. Transplantation provides a better survival and quality of life in overweight dialysis patients. Higher BMI is associated with progressively increased risk of CKD stages 4–5, hazard ratio of 3.10 (CI 2.95–3.25) for BMI ≥35 kg/m2. A recent meta-analysis found pre-transplant BMI <30 kg/m2 is asso...