Hyperlipidemia Secondary to Renal Disease

  • Guido O. Perez
  • Sung Lan Hsia


Hyperlipidemia is a common metabolic complication in patients with chronic renal failure. In view of the association of hyperlipidemia with atherosclerosis, and the greatly increased incidence of atherosclerosis among uremic patients, the study of lipid metabolism in chronic renal failure has drawn much attention. A brief review of current literature and the results of some of our recent studies are presented in this paper.


Nephrotic Syndrome Chronic Renal Failure Dialysis Patient Cholesteryl Ester Lipoprotein Lipase 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido O. Perez
    • 1
  • Sung Lan Hsia
    • 1
  1. 1.Depts. Med., Dermatol., Biochem.Univ. Miami Sch. Med. and Vet. Adm. Med. CenterMiamiUSA

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