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Hyperhomocysteinemia in patients with renal insufficiency — the role in pathogenesis of cardiovascular complications

Andrzej Brymora, Rafał Donderski, Jacek Manitius
Nadciśnienie tętnicze 2005;9(3):211-216.

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Vol 9, No 3 (2005)
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Published online: 2005-05-11

Abstract

Homocysteine is an sulfur aminoacid, which elevated level is observed in renal failure patients. Hiperhomocysteinemia contributes to accelerated atherosclerosis damage and cardiovascular diseases which are considered to be the main cause of death in this population. In this paper we wanted to present the problem of hiperhomocysteinemia in renal failure patients and its relationship with cardiovascular complications in these patients.

Abstract

Homocysteine is an sulfur aminoacid, which elevated level is observed in renal failure patients. Hiperhomocysteinemia contributes to accelerated atherosclerosis damage and cardiovascular diseases which are considered to be the main cause of death in this population. In this paper we wanted to present the problem of hiperhomocysteinemia in renal failure patients and its relationship with cardiovascular complications in these patients.
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Keywords

renal failure; hiperhomocysteinemia; cardiovascular complications

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Title

Hyperhomocysteinemia in patients with renal insufficiency — the role in pathogenesis of cardiovascular complications

Journal

Arterial Hypertension

Issue

Vol 9, No 3 (2005)

Pages

211-216

Published online

2005-05-11

Bibliographic record

Nadciśnienie tętnicze 2005;9(3):211-216.

Keywords

renal failure
hiperhomocysteinemia
cardiovascular complications

Authors

Andrzej Brymora
Rafał Donderski
Jacek Manitius

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