Gender and the progression of chronic renal diseases: does apoptosis make the difference?

@article{Gandolfo2004GenderAT,
  title={Gender and the progression of chronic renal diseases: does apoptosis make the difference?},
  author={Maria Teresa Gandolfo and Daniela Verzola and Francesco Salvatore and G Gianiorio and Vanessa Procopio and Andrea Romagnoli and Miguel Giannoni and Giacomo Garibotto},
  journal={Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={2004},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={1-14}
}
Several studies in patients with chronic kidney diseases have shown that men have a more rapid disease progression than women. Also, with ageing, men exhibit greater decrements in renal function and increased glomerular sclerosis than women. Data from meta-analysis studies indicate that women with several non-diabetic renal diseases such as membranous nephropathy, IgA nephropathy and polycystic kidney disease present a slower progression, but in diabetic renal disease this is not yet… CONTINUE READING
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