FGF-23 and Cognitive Function in Hemodialysis Patients.

Drew, David.

Abstract: Although cognitive impairment is common in hemodialysis (HD) patients, the etiology of and risk factors for its development remain unclear. Fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23) levels are elevated in HD patients and are associated with multiple adverse outcomes including increased mortality and left ventricular hypertrophy. Despite FGF receptors being present throughout the brain, there ... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Clinical and Translational Science.
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