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C-reactive protein as predictor of death in end-stage diabetic nephropathy: role of peripheral arterial disease

Böger, Carsten A. and Götz, Angela and Stubanus, Mike and Banas, Bernhard and Deinzer, Martina and Krüger, Bernd and Holmer, Stephan R. and Schmitz, Gerd and Riegger, Günter A. J. and Krämer, Bernhard K. (2005) C-reactive protein as predictor of death in end-stage diabetic nephropathy: role of peripheral arterial disease. Kidney international 68 (1), pp. 217-227.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Patients with diabetes type 2 receiving dialysis therapy have a poor survival prognosis, mainly due to cardiovascular events. Increased C-reactive protein (CRP) levels, important in atherosclerosis, are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular events. However, to date no study has shown the predictive value of CRP in relation to peripheral arterial disease stage. METHODS: ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:July 2005
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II
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15954911PubMed ID
10.1111/j.1523-1755.2005.00396.xDOI
Keywords:dialysis; diabetic nephropathy; inflammation; survival; peripheral arterial disease; diabetes mellitus
Subjects:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Petra Gürster
Deposited On:19 Mar 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 09:49
Item ID:1302
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