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High density lipoprotein cholesterol levels are an independent predictor of the progression of chronic kidney disease.
- A. Baragetti, G. D. Norata, +7 authors A. Catapano
- Journal of internal medicine
- 1 September 2013
OBJECTIVES Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) often present with reduced plasma HDL cholesterol (HDL-C) levels. Whether this reduction in an epiphenomenon or is involved in disease… Expand
Dialysis-related amyloidosis: challenges and solutions
- R. Scarpioni, M. Ricardi, V. Albertazzi, S. De Amicis, F. Rastelli, L. Zerbini
- International journal of nephrology and…
- 7 December 2016
Amyloidosis refers to the extracellular tissue deposition of fibrils composed of low-molecular-weight subunits of a variety of proteins. These deposits may result in a wide range of clinical… Expand
-374 T/A RAGE Polymorphism Is Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease Progression in Subjects Affected by Nephrocardiovascular Disease
Background Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients present elevated advanced glycation end products (AGEs) blood levels. AGEs promote inflammation through binding to their receptor (RAGE), located on… Expand
[Assisted peritoneal dialysis].
- E. Alberghini, F. Rastelli, +11 authors C. Pozzi
- Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo…
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) has a prevalence in Italy that does not exceed 10% of patients in substitution treatment. Among the barriers, which hinder access to DP, the lack of patient autonomy or… Expand
Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) in the rehabilitation of visuo-spatial neglect in human stroke patients: Details from an ongoing multicentric double blind clinical trial
Treating inflammation to improve outcome in dialysis patients
Uremia is a systemic inflammatory condition characterized by a combination of oxidative burst, uremic toxicity, uremic dyslipidemia, endothelial dysfunction and oxidative stress resulting from… Expand
Endovascular recanalisation of an acute distal AVF thrombosis with EKOS