Tipping the balance from angiogenesis to fibrosis in CKD

Abstract

Chronic progressive renal fibrosis leads to end-stage renal failure many patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Loss of the rich peritubular capillary network is a prominent feature, and seems independent of the specific underlying disease. The mechanisms that contribute to peritubular capillary regression include the loss of glomerular perfusion, as… (More)

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@inproceedings{Ballermann2014TippingTB, title={Tipping the balance from angiogenesis to fibrosis in CKD}, author={Barbara J Ballermann and Marya Obeidat}, booktitle={Kidney international supplements}, year={2014} }