Very Low Density Lipoprotein Metabolism in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.

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BACKGROUND: Hypertriglyceridemia is a common metabolic complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and an important risk factor for coronary heart disease in this patient population. The mechanisms responsible for the development of hypertriglyceridemia in subjects with CKD are not clear. METHODS: We studied very low density lipoprotein triglyceride (VLDL… (More)

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