Elena Gutiérrez Solís

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BACKGROUND Obesity increases the risk of proteinuria and chronic renal insufficiency and hastens the progression of renal diseases. Increased activity of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and elevated levels of aldosterone are common in obese patients. No studies have compared the efficacy of the currently available antiproteinuric strategies (ACE(More)
Cholesterol embolism is a disease caused by distal showering of cholesterol crystal released from disintegration of arterial atheromatous plaques. It may occur spontaneously or more often after invasive vascular procedures or thrombolytic/anticoagulant agents. Forty five cases were diagnosed between 1989 and 2005 in three Spanish hospitals. The diagnosis(More)
Cryoglobulinemic membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) is the more characteristic renal disease associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can present, in addition to HIV-associated nephropathy, different types of immune complex glomerulonephritis, including MPGN, IgA nephropathy,(More)
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