Mechanisms underlying sex differences in progressive renal disease.

@article{Sandberg2008MechanismsUS,
  title={Mechanisms underlying sex differences in progressive renal disease.},
  author={Kathryn Sandberg},
  journal={Gender medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={10-23}
}
Men with nondiabetic renal disease exhibit a faster rate of decline in renal function compared with women. To investigate this sex difference in renal disease progression, our research group has been studying the renal wrap (RW) model of hypertension in rats. Compared with RW female rats, the glomerulosclerosis index, mean glomerular volume, and proteinuria… CONTINUE READING