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Weighing in on fistula failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17167506     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Obesity, though not commonly reported as a cause of fistula failure, may influence fistula survival by making it difficult to cannulate the vein and possibly by releasing adipokines, such as interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, or adiponectin, that modulate the development of neointimal hyperplasia and thrombosis leading to fistula failure.
Authors:
B S Dixon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comment; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kidney international     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0085-2538     ISO Abbreviation:  Kidney Int.     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-14     Completed Date:  2007-03-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0323470     Medline TA:  Kidney Int     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nephrology Division, University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1081, USA. bradley-dixon@uiowa.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arteries / pathology
Arteriovenous Shunt, Surgical / adverse effects*
Humans
Hyperplasia
Kidney Failure, Chronic / complications,  therapy
Obesity / complications
Renal Dialysis / adverse effects
Treatment Failure
Veins / pathology
Comments/Corrections
Comment On:
Kidney Int. 2007 Jan;71(1):39-43   [PMID:  17003811 ]

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