Novel links between the long pentraxin 3, endothelial dysfunction, and albuminuria in early and advanced chronic kidney disease.

@article{Suliman2008NovelLB,
  title={Novel links between the long pentraxin 3, endothelial dysfunction, and albuminuria in early and advanced chronic kidney disease.},
  author={Mohamed E. Suliman and Mahmut Ilker Yilmaz and Juan Jes{\'u}s Carrero and Abdul Rashid Qureshi and Mutlu Sağlam and Osman Metin Ipçioğlu and Mujdat Yenicesu and Mengli Tong and Olof Heimb{\"u}rger and Peter Barany and Anders Alvestrand and Bengt Lindholm and Peter Stenvinkel},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={976-85}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Albuminuria and inflammation predict cardiovascular events. Pentraxin 3, an inflammatory mediator produced by, among others, endothelial cells, may have a role in atherogenesis. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS In 207 Swedish patients with stage 5 chronic kidney disease and 79 Turkish patients with type 2 diabetes and proteinuria and normal renal function, whether serum pentraxin 3 levels are associated with albuminuria and endothelial dysfunction was… CONTINUE READING

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