Published in Cardiovascular Week, April 24th, 2006
Investigators working in England report, "Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease, possibly due to a specific 'uremic cardiomyopathy'. This study investigated the function of the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger in single cardiac myocytes from a model of early renal impairment."
University of London researchers A.C. McMahon and colleagues explained, "Mild uremia was induced by partial...
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