Renal Hypoxia: An Important Prognostic Marker in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.

@article{Zhou2018RenalHA,
  title={Renal Hypoxia: An Important Prognostic Marker in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.},
  author={Hua Zhou and Min Yang and Zhenxing Jiang and Jiule Ding and Jia Di and Li Cui},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2018},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          46-55
        }
}
BACKGROUND Blood oxygen level-dependent (BOLD)-MRI is a novel and noninvasive tool that can assess renal oxygenation. The R2* value is a parameter of tissue deoxyhemoglobin concentration detected by BOLD-MRI. The purpose of the current study was to determine the relationships between renal R2* values and clinical parameters and to determine whether renal R2… CONTINUE READING