Serum Hepcidin Predicts Uremic Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

Background: Hepcidin, as a regulator of body iron stores, has been recently discovered to play a critical role in the pathogenesis of anemia of chronic disease. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is the most common complication and the leading cause of death in chronic hemodialysis (CHD) patient...

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Main Authors: Han Li, Su-Juan Feng, Lu-Lu Su, Wei Wang, Xiao-Dong Zhang, Shi-Xiang Wang
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer 2015-01-01
Series:Chinese Medical Journal
Online Access:;year=2015;volume=128;issue=10;spage=1351;epage=1357;aulast=Li