Athanasios Roumeliotis

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AIMS We sought to determine the association between levels of adiponectin and oxidized low-density lipoprotein (ox-LDL) in patients with diabetic nephropathy as well as their effect on carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT). METHODS Adiponectin and ox-LDL were determined in 25 diabetic patients without nephropathy and 94 patients at different stages of(More)
BACKGROUND The systemic effects of absorbed glucose degradation products (GDPs) contained within the conventional peritoneal dialysis solutions (cPDS) are largely unknown, while they appear to affect also cardiovascular function. The aim of the present study was to evaluate if the new bicarbonate-based less bioincompatible new peritoneal dialysis solutions(More)
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