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Kidney and Blood Pressure Research

Vol. 35, No. 6, 2012

Issue release date: January 2013

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Renalase, a Novel Enzyme Involved in Blood Pressure Regulation, Is Related to Kidney Function but Not to Blood Pressure in Hemodialysis Patients

Zbroch E. · Malyszko J. · Malyszko J.S. · Koc-Zorawska E. · Mysliwiec M.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:395–399 (DOI:10.1159/000338178)
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Influence of Minimal Changes in Preoperative Renal Function on Outcomes of Cardiac Surgery

Shavit L. · Tauber R. · Lifschitz M. · Bitran D. · Slotki I. · Fink D.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:400–406 (DOI:10.1159/000335950)
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Pharmacoeconomic Impact of Different Regimens to Prevent Cytomegalovirus Infection in Renal Transplant Recipients

Kielberger L. · Bouda M. · Jindra P. · Reischig T.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:407–416 (DOI:10.1159/000335962)
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What Is the Quality of Pre-Dialysis Healthcare in the Czech Republic?

Smržová J. · Urbánek T. · Dvořák M. · Sukeníková M. · Nehézová K. · Rychlík I.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:417–424 (DOI:10.1159/000336176)
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Effect of the Direct Renin Inhibitor Aliskiren in the Prevention of Experimental Contrast-Induced Nephropathy in the Rat

Kedrah A.E. · Ari E. · Alahdab Y. · Gul C.B. · Macunluoglu B. · Atakan A. · Asicioglu E. · Cakalagaoglu F. · Koc M.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:425–430 (DOI:10.1159/000336104)
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The Prevalence of Hypertension, Valve Calcification and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Geometry in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

Yilmaz M. · Unsal A. · Oztekin E. · Kesmezacar O. · Harmankaya Kaptanogullari O. · Eren N.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:431–437 (DOI:10.1159/000336946)
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Impaired Bone Formation with a High-Protein Diet in Rats with Adriamycin-Induced Nephrotic Syndrome

Lim A.Y. · Kim S.Y. · Lee I.S. · Choue R.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:438–444 (DOI:10.1159/000336361)
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Protective Effect of the Grape Seed Proanthocyanidin Extract in a Rat Model of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy

Ozkan G. · Ulusoy S. · Orem A. · Ersoz S. · Alkanat M. · Yucesan F.B. · Kaynar K. · Al S.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:445–453 (DOI:10.1159/000337926)
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Viral Hepatitis Infections in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients and Renal Transplant Recipients

Urbánek P.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:454–467 (DOI:10.1159/000338309)
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Original Paper

Cardiovascular Comorbidities for Prediction of Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Treated with Sorafenib

Szmit S. · Zaborowska M. · Waśko-Grabowska A. · Żołnierek J. · Nurzyński P. · Filipiak K.J. · Opolski G. · Szczylik C.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:468–476 (DOI:10.1159/000338175)
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Urate Transporter Gene SLC22A12 Polymorphisms Associated with Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome in Caucasians with Hypertension

Shafiu M. · Johnson R.J. · Turner S.T. · Langaee T. · Gong Y. · Chapman A.B. · Gums J.G. · Johnson J.A.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:477–482 (DOI:10.1159/000337370)
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Exenatide Reduces Urinary Transforming Growth Factor-β1 and Type IV Collagen Excretion in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Microalbuminuria

Zhang H. · Zhang X. · Hu C. · Lu W.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:483–488 (DOI:10.1159/000337929)
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Relationship between Myeloid-Related Protein 8/14 and Survival of Chinese Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

Poon P.Y.-K. · Szeto C.-C. · Kwan B.C.-H. · Chow K.-M. · Leung C.-B. · Li P.K.-T.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:489–496 (DOI:10.1159/000338306)
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Screening of Elderly for Chronic Kidney Disease

Ležaić V. · Bajčetić S. · Peruničić-Peković G. · Bukvić D. · Dimković N. · Djukanović L.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:497–503 (DOI:10.1159/000332926)
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Erythropoietin Use and Immunogenicity of Hepatitis B Virus Vaccine in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients: A Meta-Analysis

Fabrizi F. · Dixit V. · Martin P. · Messa P.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:504–510 (DOI:10.1159/000335956)
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Serum Levels of Omentin in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients

Alcelik A. · Tosun M. · Ozlu M.F. · Eroglu M. · Aktas G. · Kemahli E. · Savli H. · Yazici M.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:511–516 (DOI:10.1159/000338796)
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SnoN as a Key Regulator of the High Glucose-Induced Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Cells of the Proximal Tubule

Liu R. · Wang Y. · Xiao Y. · Shi M. · Zhang G. · Guo B.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:517–528 (DOI:10.1159/000339172)
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Vascular Disturbances in Primary Aldosteronism: Clinical Evidence

Widimsky Jr. J. · Strauch B. · Petrák O. · Rosa J. · Somloova Z. · Zelinka T. · Holaj R.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:529–533 (DOI:10.1159/000340031)
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‘Time and Time Again’: Oscillatory and Longitudinal Time Patterns in Dialysis Patients

Kooman J.P. · Usvyat L. · van der Sande F.M. · Thijssen S. · Levin N. · Leunissen K.M. · Kotanko P.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:534–548 (DOI:10.1159/000340022)
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Original Paper

Tacrolimus Induces Glomerular Injury via Endothelial Dysfunction Caused by Reactive Oxygen Species and Inflammatory Change

Kidokoro K. · Satoh M. · Nagasu H. · Sakuta T. · Kuwabara A. · Yorimitsu D. · Nishi Y. · Tomita N. · Sasaki T. · Kashihara N.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:549–557 (DOI:10.1159/000339494)
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Rapid Communication

No Association of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor or Angiotensin 2 Receptor Blocker Intake with Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Kidney Biopsy

Friedl A. · Peric S. · Masghati S. · Wolzt M. · Hörl W.H. · Soleiman A. · Fuhrmann V. · Haider D.G.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:558–560 (DOI:10.1159/000339707)
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Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonism and Aldosterone Synthesis Inhibition Do Not Improve Glomerulosclerosis and Renal Interstitial Fibrosis in a Model of Chronic Kidney Allograft Injury

Lahmer T. · Hermans R. · Schmaderer C. · Chang J. · Stock K. · Lutz J. · Heemann U. · Baumann M.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:561–567 (DOI:10.1159/000339649)
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Evaluation of an Instrument for Screening Patients at Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease: Testing SCORED (Screening for Occult Renal Disease) in a Portuguese Population

de Almeida E.A.F. · Lavinas C. · Teixeira C. · Raimundo M. · Nogueira C. · João Melo M. · Ferreira M. · Sampaio A. · da Silva Henriques I. · Teixeira C. · Almeida S. · Gomes da Costa A. · Leal M.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:568–572 (DOI:10.1159/000339708)
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Real-Time Monitoring of the Effects of Telmisartan on Angiotensin II-Induced Mechanical Changes in Live Mesangial Cells Using Atomic Force Microscopy

Jeong K.-H. · Lee T.-W. · Ihm C.-G. · Moon J.-Y. · Lee G.-J. · Park H.-K. · Lee S.-H.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:573–582 (DOI:10.1159/000339175)
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Free p-Cresol Sulfate Is Associated with Survival and Function of Vascular Access in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients

Chen T.-C. · Wang C.-Y. · Hsu C.-Y. · Wu C.-H. · Kuo C.-C. · Wang K.-C. · Yang C.-C. · Wu M.-T. · Chuang F.-R. · Lee C.-T.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:583–588 (DOI:10.1159/000339709)
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Retinal Microvascular Signs Are Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease in Persons with and without Diabetes

Liew G. · Mitchell P. · Wong T.Y. · Wang J.J.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:589–594 (DOI:10.1159/000339173)
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Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibition Exhibits Antihypertensive Actions Independently of Nitric Oxide in Mice with Renovascular Hypertension

Kopkan L. · Husková Z. · Sporková A. · Varcabová Š. · Honetschlägerová Z. · Hwang S.H. · Tsai H.-J. · Hammock B.D. · Imig J.D. · Kramer H.J. · Bürgelová M. · Vojtíšková A. · Kujal P. · Vernerová Z. · Červenka L.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:595–607 (DOI:10.1159/000339883)
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Decreased Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-1α in Gastrocnemius Muscle in Rats with Chronic Kidney Disease

Flisiński M. · Brymora A. · Bartłomiejczyk I. · Wiśniewska E. · Gołda R. · Stefańska A. · Pączek L. · Manitius J.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:608–618 (DOI:10.1159/000339706)
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Association between Diastolic Dysfunction by Color Tissue Doppler Imaging and Vascular Calcification on Plain Radiographs in Dialysis Patients

An W.S. · Lee S.M. · Park T.H. · Kim S.E. · Kim K.H. · Park Y.J. · Son Y.K.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:619–626 (DOI:10.1159/000339646)
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Fractional Excretion of Uric Acid as a Predictor for Saline Responsiveness in Long-Term Kidney Transplant Patients

Choi J.-W. · Park J.-S. · Koo T.Y. · Lee C.H. · Kang C.M. · Kim G.-H.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:627–633 (DOI:10.1159/000341124)
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The Effect of Electroacupuncture on Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I and Oxidative Stress in an Animal Model of Renal Failure-Induced Hypertension

Oh Y.-I. · Yang E.J. · Choi S.-M. · Kang C.-W.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:634–643 (DOI:10.1159/000339640)
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Microvascular Dilatation after Haemodialysis Is Determined by the Volume of Fluid Removed and Fall in Mean Arterial Pressure

Tow F.K.N.-F.H. · Ooi Q.L. · Wong T.Y. · Kawasaki R. · Colville D. · Mount P. · Savige J.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:644–648 (DOI:10.1159/000341732)
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Simple Cystatin C Formula Compared to Serum Creatinine-Based Formulas for Estimation of Glomerular Filtration Rate in Patients with Mildly to Moderately Impaired Kidney Function

Bevc S. · Hojs R. · Ekart R. · Gorenjak M. · Puklavec L.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:649–654 (DOI:10.1159/000341918)
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Cyclosporine A Impairs Norepinephrine-Induced Vascular Contractility

Bergler T. · Resch M. · Reinhold S.W. · Birner C. · Jungbauer C.G. · Griese D.P. · Schmid P. · Banas B. · Endemann D.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:655–662 (DOI:10.1159/000342591)
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Early Systolic Blood Pressure Changes in Incident Hemodialysis Patients Are Associated with Mortality in the First Year

Sipahioglu M.H. · Usvyat L. · Liu L. · Abbas S.R. · Raimann J.G. · Rosales L. · Levin N.W. · Kotanko P.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:663–670 (DOI:10.1159/000342634)
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No Harmful Effect of Dialysis-Induced Hypotension on the Myocardium in Patients Who Have Normal Ejection Fraction and a Negative Exercise Test

Fotbolcu H. · Oduncu V. · Gürel E. · Cevik C. · Erkol A. · Özden K. · Guven B. · Dayan A. · Şirin G. · Basaran Y.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:671–677 (DOI:10.1159/000342755)
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Prevalence, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in a Croatian Endemic Nephropathy Area

Dika Ž. · Juras J. · Kos J. · Edwards K. · Fištrek M. · Premužić V. · Laganović M. · Abramović-Baríc M. · Cvitković A. · Vuković Lela I. · Karanović S. · Jurić D. · Bitunjac M. · Teskera T. · Jelaković B.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:678–686 (DOI:10.1159/000338956)
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Antiviral Therapy for HCV-Associated Cryoglobulinemic Glomerulonephritis: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Fabrizi F. · Fogazzi G.B. · Cresseri D. · Passerini P. · Martin P. · Donato M.F. · Rumi M.G. · Messa P.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:687–693 (DOI:10.1159/000345515)
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Investigating the Effect of CoCl2 Administration on Diabetic Nephropathy and Associated Aortic Dysfunction

Deshmukh A.B. · Patel J.K. · Prajapati A.R. · Mishra B.
Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:694–697 (DOI:10.1159/000343888)
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Acknowledgement to Referees

Kidney Blood Press Res 2012;35:698 (DOI:10.1159/000346699)
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