Why is coronary heart disease of uraemic patients so frequent and so devastating?

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2003 Apr;18(4):631-40. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfg059.


On September 6, 2001, Professor Fernando Valderrabano (Hospital Gregorio Marañon, Madrid) died at the age of 59 years. He was a leading figure in Spanish nephrology, a full professor of Medicine/Nephrology at the University Complutense of Madrid, and an outstanding scientist who published more than 300 articles in medical journals. He was a very intelligent and cultured person, and a man of great style who enjoyed a wide range of hobbies and interests in addition to his medical work. All his colleagues and friends mourn his passing.

Publication types

  • Lecture
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Comorbidity
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis
  • Coronary Artery Disease / epidemiology*
  • Disease Susceptibility*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / diagnosis
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / epidemiology*
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy
  • Male
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Prognosis
  • Renal Dialysis
  • Risk Assessment
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Survival Analysis