The effects of renal replacement therapy on plasma, asymmetric dimethylarginine, nitric oxide and C-reactive protein levels


Uzun H., Konukoglu D., Besler M., Erdenen F., Sezgin C., Muderrisoglu C.

CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.31, no.1, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL AND INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), nitric oxide (NOx), and C-reactive protein (CRP) are important risk factors for endothelial dysfunction and mortality in the end stage renal diseases population. The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between renal replacement therapy and endothelial dysfunction.