The microinflammatory state in uremia: causes and potential consequences.

@article{Kaysen2001TheMS,
  title={The microinflammatory state in uremia: causes and potential consequences.},
  author={George Alan Kaysen},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={1549-57}
}
Mortality is markedly elevated in patients with end-stage renal disease. The leading cause of death is cardiovascular disease. Lipoprotein levels are only slightly elevated in dialysis patients, and cardiovascular risk is inversely correlated with serum cholesterol, suggesting that a process other than hyperlipidemia plays a role in the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Hypoalbuminemia, ascribed to malnutrition, has been one of the most powerful risk factors that predict all-cause and… CONTINUE READING

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