Lipid disorders and their relevance to outcomes in chronic kidney disease.

@article{Vaziri2011LipidDA,
  title={Lipid disorders and their relevance to outcomes in chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Nosratola D. Vaziri and Keith C. Norris},
  journal={Blood purification},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 1-3},
  pages={189-96}
}
Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Cardiovascular disease and many other complications of CKD are mediated by oxidative stress, inflammation, and dyslipidemia. This review provides a concise overview of the nature and mechanisms of CKD-induced lipid disorders and their adverse consequences. Lipid abnormalities in end-stage renal disease are characterized by: (a) reduced serum apoA-1 and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) concentrations… CONTINUE READING
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