Uremic toxin development in living kidney donors: a longitudinal study.

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BACKGROUND Emerging evidence suggests that uremic toxins, in particular indoxyl sulfate (IS) and p-cresyl sulfate (PCS), may be involved in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. Despite a significant increase in IS and PCS in patients with established kidney damage, the effect of a nephrectomy in non-chronic kidney disease patients is not yet known… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.tp.0000436906.48802.c4

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