Search for dissertations about: "AHSG"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word AHSG.

  1. 1. Fat mass, adipokines and clinical complications of chronic kidney disease

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Jonas Axelsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Chronic kidney disease; end-stage renal disease; insulin resistance; inflammation; cardiovascular disease; adipokines; leptin; epoetin; resistin; visfatin; AHSG; CD163; outcome.;

    Abstract : Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), irrespective of initial etiology, have a risk of cardiovascular morbidity (CVD) and mortality that is many-fold higher than that of a similar person without CKD. While traditional risk factors, such as hyperlipidemia, certainly contribute, these factors cannot by themselves explain the burden of CVD. READ MORE