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BACKGROUND Friedewald's formula for the estimation of LDL-C concentration is the most often used formula in clinical practice. A recent formula by Anandaraja and colleagues for LDL-C estimation still needs to be evaluated before it is extensively applied in diagnosis. In the present study we validated existing formulas and derived a more accurate formula to(More)
OBJECTIVES The study was designed to evaluate associations between symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA), inflammation, and superoxide anion (O2∙-) with endothelial function and to determine their potential for screening of endothelial dysfunction in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and renal transplant (RT) recipients. MATERIALS AND METHODS We(More)
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