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Table 1 List of published data on the incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma in renal transplanted patients in Iran

From: Seroprevalence of Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) and incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma in Iran

City Renal Transplants Male/Female (N) Post-transplant Malignancies (%) KS cases (%) Male/Female (N) Cutaneous/visceral (N) Study period References
Tehran 681 438/243 - 5 (0.73) 3/2 - 2000-2002 [52]
Tehran 100 53/47 6 (6) 2 (2.0) 2/0 - 2000-2002 [39]
Tehran 2211 - - 10 (0.45) 8/2 8/2 1984-2007 [53]
Tehran 1750 - 28 (1.6) 13 (0.74) - - 1984-1999 [42]
Tehran 2050 - - 18 (0.87) 13/5 18/1 1984-1999 [54]
Ahwaz 580 330/250 20 (3.4) 14 (2.4) 11/3 11/3 - [40]
Babol 380 - 12 (3.15) 5 (1.3) - - 1999-2005 [41]
Shiraz 892 537/355 21 (2.3) 6 (0.68) 5/1 4/2 1988-2001 [38]
Tehran, Urmia, Babol, Sari, Tabriz, Hormozgan, Kerman 7,939 5018/2921 162 (2.04) 55 (0.69) 33/22 48/7 1984-2007 [37]
Tehran, Urmia, Babol, Sari, Tabriz, Hormozgan, Kerman, Isfahan, Ahwaz 11,255 7109/4146 128 (1.14) 77 (0.68) 48/29 - 1984-2008 [43]