Effect of obesity on response to cardiovascular drugs in pediatric patients with renal disease

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Obesity is associated with an increased concentration of inflammatory mediators, which in turn, in adults, reduces the response to calcium channel blockers (CCBs). We reviewed the medical charts of 263 pediatric nephrology patients with renal conditions, with the aim of studying the effect of obesity on the response to L-type CCBs, angiotensin interrupting… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-008-1064-y

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