Microcirculation in Acute and Chronic Kidney Diseases.

Abstract

The renal microvasculature is emerging as a key player in acute and chronic kidney diseases. Renal microvascular disease involves alterations in endothelial barrier permeability, exaggerated inflammation, impairment of endothelium-dependent vasorelaxation involving the nitric oxide system, increased oxidative stress, and loss of angiogenic factors. Moreover… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.06.019

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