INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY, vol.44, no.6, pp.1847-1853, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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INTERNATIONAL UROLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY
Peritoneal dialysis, Glucose exposure, Coronary artery calcification, Insulin resistance, STAGE RENAL-DISEASE, CHRONIC KIDNEY-DISEASE, SMOOTH-MUSCLE-CELLS, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, HEMODIALYSIS-PATIENTS, VASCULAR CALCIFICATION, AORTIC CALCIFICATION, METABOLIC SYNDROME, CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY, CARDIAC CALCIFICATION
Introduction Vascular calcification is frequent in dialysis patients and is associated with increased mortality. Impaired glucose metabolism is proposed as a contributing factor for vascular calcification. We investigated whether glucose exposure via dialysate may have a role in vascular calcification in nondiabetic peritoneal dialysis patients.