Gastrointestinal symptoms impair quality of life in Italian renal transplant recipients but are under-recognized by physicians

Claudio Ponticelli, Delia Colombo, Monica Novara, Guido Basilisco

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Abstract

We assessed patient- and physician-reported prevalence of gastrointestinal symptoms and their impact on quality of life (QOL) in Italian renal transplant recipients with stable graft function. Patients ≥18 years with a renal allograft functioning for ≥6 months and stable serum creatinine levels of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1126-1134
Number of pages9
JournalTransplant International
Volume23
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2010

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Quality of Life
Physicians
Kidney
Allografts
Creatinine
Transplants
Serum
Transplant Recipients

Keywords

  • adverse events
  • gastrointestinal
  • health-related quality of life
  • immunosuppression
  • kidney transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Transplantation

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Gastrointestinal symptoms impair quality of life in Italian renal transplant recipients but are under-recognized by physicians. / Ponticelli, Claudio; Colombo, Delia; Novara, Monica; Basilisco, Guido.

In: Transplant International, Vol. 23, No. 11, 11.2010, p. 1126-1134.

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