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Table 2 Overall adherence to guidelines

From: Implementation of guidelines for metabolic syndrome control in kidney transplant recipients: results at a single center

  Number of patients achieving target levels—1994–1997 Number of patients achieving target levels—2008–2011 p value
Systolic blood pressure 75.7 % (<140 mmHg) 76.5 % (<130 mmHg) 0.888
Diastolic blood pressure 68 % (<90 mmHg) 79.8 % (<80 mmHg) 0.029
Fasting blood glucose (<7 mmol/L) 94.5 % 79.3 % 0.005
Total cholesterol (<193 mg/dL) 23.3 % 74.3 % <0.001
LDL 38 % (<130 mg/dL) 57.8 % (<100 mg/dL) 0.033
  1. The percentage of patients achieving treatment goals during the two FU periods was compared. For each FU period the relevant treatment targets were used
  2. FU follow up, LDL low density cholesterol