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Inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, and platelet activation in patients with chronic kidney disease: the chronic renal impairment in Birmingham (CRIB) study.

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BACKGROUND: Studies in the general population suggest that low-grade inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, and platelet activation are associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events. METHODS: Markers of inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, and platelet activation were measured in 334 patients with chronic kidney disease (serum creatinine >1.47 mg/dL [>130 micromol/L] at screening) and compared with 2 age- and sex-matched control groups, 1 comprising 92 patients with coro...

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10.1053/j.ajkd.2003.10.037

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
Wheeler, DC More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
Volume:
43
Issue:
2
Pages:
244-253
Publication date:
2004-02-05
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EISSN:
1523-6838
ISSN:
0272-6386
URN:
uuid:3dea2ff6-4db6-4281-8d34-930e45740ec1
Source identifiers:
32613
Local pid:
pubs:32613

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