Endothelial dysfunction and fetuin A levels before and after kidney transplantation.


BACKGROUND Endothelial dysfunction (ED) has a major role in the cardiovascular outcome of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between fetuin A levels and ED in kidney transplant recipients. METHODS Forty-two living donor kidney transplant recipients, 21 (11 male) on cyclosporine A and 21 (10… (More)


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