Ana Varela

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The prevalence of chronic renal insufficiency and its complications, including dyslipidemia, is increasing. Although the characteristics of dyslipidemia in chronic renal insufficiency and its pathophysiology are well known, its cardiovascular and renal impact and the most effective therapeutic approach are poorly defined.
The endocrine system may be the target of different types of trauma with varied consequences. The present article discusses trauma of the hypothalamic-pituitary axes, adrenal glands, gonads, and pancreas. In addition to changes in circulating hormone levels due to direct injury to these structures, there may be an endocrine response in the context of the(More)
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