Seong-Gyun Kim

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BACKGROUND Depression is the most common psychological complication and may increase mortality in chronic hemodialysis patients. Because depression could be associated with poor oral intake and activation of proinflammatory cytokines that could further increase mortality by malnutrition, we investigated the relation between depression and nutritional status(More)
BACKGROUND Depression, which is the most common psychological complication in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), has an impact on the clinical outcome and is associated with malnutrition in chronic hemodialysis patients. This study evaluated the effect of antidepression treatment on nutritional status in depressed chronic hemodialysis patients.(More)
Experimental studies have demonstrated KLOTHO gene polymorphism might be associated with vascular atherosclerosis and calcification. However, the impact of this genetic variant on human coronary arteries still remains to be elucidated. We investigated the effect of a KLOTHO gene variant on coronary artery stenosis and calcification. Four hundred and(More)
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