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Tubulointerstitial disease: role of ischemia and microvascular disease.

Authors
  • Nakagawa, Takahiko
  • Kang, Duk-Hee
  • Ohashi, Ryuji
  • Suga, Shin-ichi
  • Herrera-Acosta, Jaime
  • Rodriguez-Iturbe, Bernardo
  • Johnson, Richard J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
May 01, 2003
Volume
12
Issue
3
Pages
233–241
Identifiers
PMID: 12698060
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ischemia secondary to vasoconstriction or to structural changes of the renal vasculature may have important consequences both in terms of mediating salt-sensitive hypertension and renal progression. Angiogenic factors may have potential benefit in preventing or treating these conditions.

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