The influence of gender, weight, height and BMI on pentosidine concentrations in plasma of hemodialyzed patients.


BACKGROUND/AIMS Advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) such as pentosidine play an important role in complications associated with chronic renal failure (CRF) and hemodialysis (HD). This study was undertaken to determine the influence of anthropometric parameters and inflammation on plasma pentosidine concentrations. METHODS We measured total and free… (More)


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