Published in Heart Disease Weekly, June 19th, 2005
According to recent research from Italy, "High prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular events accounts for much of the mortality among patients suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Endothelial dysfunction as a pathogenic mechanism might contribute to increasing the cardiovascular risk of ESRD."
M. Bonomini and associates at the Osped Clinicizzato SS Annunziata in Italy explained, "Reduced endothelium-dependent vasodilation has consistently been observed in chronic renal failure patients. Since nitric oxide (NO) is the principal...
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