Effect of different dialysis modalities on microinflammatory status and endothelial damage.


BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES We studied the relationship between microinflammation and endothelial damage in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients on different dialysis modalities. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Four groups of CKD stage 5 patients were studied: 1) 14 nondialysis CKD patients (CKD-NonD); 2) 15 hemodialysis patients (HD); 3) 12… (More)
DOI: 10.2215/CJN.03260509


6 Figures and Tables