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Assessment of Vascular Function in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

DOI :

10.3791/51478-v

June 16th, 2014

June 16th, 2014

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1Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado, Denver, 2Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder

The degree of vascular dysfunction and contributing physiological mechanisms can be assessed in patients with chronic kidney disease by measuring brachial artery flow-mediated dilation, aortic pulse-wave velocity, and vascular endothelial cell protein expression.

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