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Skin autofluorescence and the association with renal and cardiovascular risk factors in chronic kidney disease stage 3.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Tissue advanced glycation end products (AGE) accumulation is a measure of cumulative metabolic stress. Assessment of tissue AGE by skin autofluorescence (SAF) correlates well with cardiovascular ...
Effects of arteriovenous fistula formation on arterial stiffness and cardiovascular performance and function.
firstname.lastname@example.org BACKGROUND: Native arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the vascular access of choice and its use cf. catheters is associated with sustained reduction in mortality. This may be due to factors beyond ...
Anthropomorphic measurements that include central fat distribution are more closely related with key risk factors than BMI in CKD stage 3.
BACKGROUND: Body Mass Index (BMI) as a marker of obesity is an established risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, BMI can overestimate obesity. Anthropomorphic measurements ...