J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2021 Sep 24. Epub 2021 Sep 24.
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
Context: Though post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM, occurring >45 days after transplantation) and its complications are well-described, early post-renal transplant hyperglycemia (EPTH) (<45 days) similarly puts kidney transplant recipients at risk of infections, re-hospitalizations, graft failure and is not emphasized much in the literature. Proactive screening and management of EPTH is required given these consequences.
Evidence Acquisition: A PubMed search was conducted for "early post-renal transplant hyperglycemia", "immediate post-transplant hyperglycemia", "post-renal transplant diabetes", "renal transplant", "diabetes" and combinations of these terms. Read More