Meng-Erh Hsu

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BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with cardiac hypertrophy that leads to increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. To date, use of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade has been the main treatment modality. However, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade by the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi)(More)
Although accelerated atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis are the main causes of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, the molecular pathogenesis remains largely obscure. Our study of the aortic function in a typical CKD model of subtotal nephrectomy (SNX) rats demonstrated phenotypes that resemble CKD patients(More)
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