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Strong association between malnutrition, inflammation, and atherosclerosis in chronic renal failure.
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and malnutrition are widely recognized as leading causes of the increased morbidity and mortality observed in uremic patients. C-reactive proteinExpand
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Maxi-K channels contribute to urinary potassium excretion in the ROMK-deficient mouse model of Type II Bartter's syndrome and in adaptation to a high-K diet.
Type II Bartter's syndrome is a hereditary hypokalemic renal salt-wasting disorder caused by mutations in the ROMK channel (Kir1.1; Kcnj1), mediating potassium recycling in the thick ascending limbExpand
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Increased peritoneal permeability is associated with decreased fluid and small-solute removal and higher mortality in CAPD patients.
BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that increased peritoneal membrane permeability is associated with higher morbidity and mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients. It is not known, however, whetherExpand
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A randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled study of granulocyte/monocyte apheresis for active ulcerative colitis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Activated granulocytes and monocytes/macrophages are implicated in the pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis. Open-label studies and clinical experience in Japan and Europe haveExpand
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A quantitative analysis of sodium transport and removal during peritoneal dialysis.
To quantitatively evaluate peritoneal sodium transport, the diffusive mass transport coefficient (KBD) and sieving coefficient (S), as well as the mass of sodium transported by diffusion (DM), byExpand
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Case-control study of diet and prostate cancer in China
Introduction: A higher incidence of prostate cancer is observed in the Western world than in Asian countries. Although it is relatively rare in China, an increased incidence has been reported inExpand
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Does a High Peritoneal Transport Rate Reflect a State of Chronic Inflammation?
Objective It has recently been reported that a high peritoneal transport rate was associated with increased mortality in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients. One possibleExpand
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Strong association between volume status and nutritional status in peritoneal dialysis patients.
BACKGROUND Malnutrition is a strong predictor of mortality in maintenance peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Various factors have been identified to contribute to the development of malnutrition. TheExpand
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Effectiveness of Home‐Based Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Meta‐Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Purpose: The pulmonary rehabilitation program has become a cornerstone in the management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Programs based in hospital and treatmentExpand
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Efficacy and safety of endoscopic submucosal dissection in treating gastric subepithelial tumors originating in the muscularis propria layer: a single-center study of 144 cases
Abstract Objective. Subepithelial tumors (SETs) in the stomach are usually considered benign. However, some do have potential for malignant transformation, especially when originating in theExpand
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