Charlotte Strandhave

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Sudden cardiac death and atherosclerosis have a major impact on cardiovascular mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Inflammation with elevated high-sensitive C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) is involved in both sudden cardiac death and atherosclerosis, and decreased heart rate variability (HRV) is a predictor of both sudden cardiac death and(More)
BACKGROUND Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a feared complication to organ transplantation, associated with substantial morbidity and inferior survival. Risk factors for PTLD include T cell-depleting induction therapy and primary infection or reactivation of Epstein-Barr virus. Possible associations between certain HLA types and the(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Little is known about the tolerability of antihypertensive drugs during hemodialysis treatment. The present study evaluated the use of the angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) irbesartan. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, one-year intervention trial. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Eighty-two hemodialysis patients with(More)
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