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Serum angiotensin converting enzyme (S-ACE) activity in patients with chronic renal failure on regular hemodialysis.
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PMID:  6330398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Serum angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) activity in patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) on regular hemodialysis (HD) was measured. The enzyme activity of these patients was significantly higher than that of an age-matched control group. Additionally, we found that an elevated activity was observed in patients who had a longer history of HD. The enzyme activity in patients with CRF caused by diabetic nephropathy was higher than that in patients with CRF caused by chronic glomerulonephritis, though this difference was not significant. We conclude that diffuse vascular damage might be the cause of the increased ACE activity seen in CRF.
H Miura; M Nakayama; T Sato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Japanese heart journal     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0021-4868     ISO Abbreviation:  Jpn Heart J     Publication Date:  1984 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-08-13     Completed Date:  1984-08-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401175     Medline TA:  Jpn Heart J     Country:  JAPAN    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Diabetic Nephropathies / enzymology
Glomerulonephritis / enzymology
Kidney Failure, Chronic / enzymology*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A / blood*
Renal Dialysis*
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