Document Type : Original Research Article


1 Student at Dalian Medical University, Dalian, Liaoning, China

2 Student at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China

3 3Bachelor of Dental Surgery student at Dalian Medical University, Dalian, China


This article compares the effects of pre- and post-transplant diabetes on the complications and consequences of kidney transplantation. This study was performed in Rasht city on patients who received a kidney transplant annually in 2019-2020. This study was performed by historical cohort method. Patients were divided into three groups that were compatible in terms of age, sex, and type of underlying renal disease.  The first group consisted of patients who had diabetes before transplantation. The second group consisted of patients who did not have diabetes before transplantation but developed diabetes afterwards. The third group consisted of patients who did not have diabetes before or after transplantation. Record of all patients for one year in terms of function, delay and rejection of kidney transplantation, systemic infection, cancer, recurrence of underlying kidney disease, cardiovascular diseases, and their deaths are being investigated. The total number of patients participating in this study was 155 and their mean ages in the first, second, and third groups were 47, 47.1, and 47.3 years old, respectively. The incidence of the mentioned consequences and complications in each group 82.9, 57.1, and 97.1, respectively, was a percentage. After one year, the retention rate of transplanted kidney was 68.5, 77.1, and 47.1 was a percentage and the survival rate of patients was 82.8, 88.5, and 97.1 was a percentage, respectively. In this study, 21% of PTDM was obtained up to one year after kidney transplantation. 

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Investigating the Relationship between Diabetes and the Consequences of Kidney Transplantation


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