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The Effect of Body Mass Index on Patient and Graft Survival Rate in Kidney Transplanted Patients in Iran

Mousa Ghelichi Ghojogh 1 , Shaker Salarilak 2 , * , Ali Taghezadeh Afshari 3 , Hamid Reza Khalkhali 4 , Mohammad Reza Mohammadi-Fallah 3 and Khadijeh Mkhdoomi 5
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1 M.Sc., Graduate of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
2 Ph.D, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Public Health Department, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, IR Iran
3 M.D., Professor of Urology, Department of Kidney Transplantation, Nephrology and Kidney Transplant Research Center, Imam Medical Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
4 Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
5 M.D., Assistant Professor of Nephrology, Department of Kidney Transplantation, Nephrology and Kidney Transplant Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
Article information
  • Nephro-Urology Monthly: July 2017, 9 (4); e14386
  • Published Online: May 31, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 12, 2016
  • Revised: January 25, 2017
  • Accepted: March 12, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/numonthly.14386

To Cite: Ghelichi Ghojogh M, Salarilak S, Taghezadeh Afshari A, Khalkhali H R, Mohammadi-Fallah M R, et al. The Effect of Body Mass Index on Patient and Graft Survival Rate in Kidney Transplanted Patients in Iran, Nephro-Urol Mon. 2017 ; 9(4):e14386. doi: 10.5812/numonthly.14386.

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