Am J Med. 2022 Apr 23:S0002-9343(22)00321-7. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2022.04.004. Online ahead of print.
The number of kidney transplant recipients have grown incrementally over the years. These patients have a high comorbidity index and require special attention to immunosuppression management. In addition, this population has an increased risk for cardiovascular events, electrolyte abnormalities, allograft dysfunction and infectious complications. . It is vital for hospitalists and internists to understand the risks and nuances in the care of this increasingly prevalent but also high-risk population.