Renalase gene polymorphisms (rs2576178 and rs10887800) in Egyptian hypertensive end stage renal disease patients

ConclusionOur study revealed that the risk of developing end stage renal diseases was increased among carriers of AA genotype for the rs10887800 polymorphism and GG genotype for the rs2576178 polymorphism.
Source: Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 2 May 2019Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Amulya Cherukumudi, Suraj Hegde, T.P. Rajeev, Narendra Pai, Amit Kumar, Gaurav KalraAbstractGangrene of the penis in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing haemodialysis is a rare occurrence. Such patients often have associated comorbidities such as type II diabetes mellitus and systemic hypertension, along with secondary hyperparathyroidism leading to dystrophic calcification. These conditions accelerate the process of atherosclerosis, which, along with calcium deposition, causes partial or complete obstruction of the blood vessel...
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Iran J Kidney Dis Source Type: research
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Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: J Bras Nefrol Source Type: research
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Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: J Bras Nefrol Source Type: research
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