Nephrosclerosis

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Nephrosclerosis

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The terms "Nephrosclerosis" returned 33 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hypertension, glomerular hypertrophy and nephrosclerosis: the effect of race.
 

Author(s): Michael D Hughson, Victor G Puelles, Wendy E Hoy, Rebecca N Douglas-Denton, Susan A Mott, John F Bertram

Journal: Nephrol. Dial. Transplant.. 2014 Jul;29(7):1399-409.

 

African Americans have more severe hypertensive nephrosclerosis than white Americans, possibly at similar levels of blood pressure. Glomerular volume is increased in African Americans relative to whites, but it is uncertain how this relates to nephrosclerosis and whether it contributes ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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Castleman's disease accompanied by hypolipidemic cerebral hemorrhage and nephrosclerosis.
 

Author(s): Aya Imafuku, Tatsuya Suwabe, Eiko Hasegawa, Koki Mise, Keiichi Sumida, Rikako Hiramatsu, Masayuki Yamanouchi, Noriko Hayami, Junichi Hoshino, Naoki Sawa, Kenichi Oohashi, Takashi Fujii, Minoru Okubo, Kenmei Takaichi, Tatsuhide Oga, Yoshifumi Ubara

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2013 ;52(14):1611-6.

 

A 56-year-old Japanese man developed a cerebral hemorrhage and was diagnosed with plasma cell-type multicentric Castleman's disease (MCD) based on the findings of an inguinal lymph node biopsy in addition to clinical findings, including hypergammaglobulinemia, anemia and elevation ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2013

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Hypertensive nephrosclerosis: not enough of a good thing?
 

Author(s): Christopher E Allen, Paul W Sanders

Journal: Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol.. 2013 Mar;304(6):F674-5.

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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The terms "Nephrosclerosis" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Senile nephrosclerosis--does it explain the decline in glomerular filtration rate with aging?
 

Author(s): Andrew D Rule, Lynn D Cornell, Emilio D Poggio

Journal: Nephron Physiol. 2011 ;119 Suppl 1():p6-11.

 

Nephrosclerosis can be defined by the presence of glomerulosclerosis, tubular atrophy, interstitial fibrosis, and arteriosclerosis on renal biopsy. Chronic kidney disease is identified clinically by a reduction in glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and has been characterized histologically ...

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2011

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Systemic and glomerular hypertension and progression of chronic renal disease: the dilemma of nephrosclerosis.
 

Author(s): Rafael Marín, Manuel Gorostidi, Francisco Fernández-Vega, Rafael Alvarez-Navascués

Journal: Kidney Int. Suppl.. 2005 Dec;(99):S52-6.

 

The link between the kidney and hypertension has been considered a villain-victim relationship. High blood pressure levels are a well-recognized feature in chronic renal disease, but the ability of mild-to-moderate hypertension to produce renal insufficiency has been questioned. Nephrosclerosis, ...

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2005

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Proteinuria and hypertensive nephrosclerosis in African Americans.
 

Author(s): Robert D Toto

Journal: Kidney Int. Suppl.. 2004 Nov;(92):S102-4.

 

Proteinuria is a known risk factor for both renal disease progression and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hypertensive populations. African Americans are among the highest risk groups for development of renal disease in the setting of hypertension and suffer a disproportionate ...

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2004

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