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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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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|Institutions:||Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Innere Medizin II|
|Keywords:||dialysis; diabetic nephropathy; inflammation; survival; peripheral arterial disease; diabetes mellitus|
|Subjects:||600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited On:||19 Mar 2007|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 09:49|