Clinical factors associated with serum copper levels and potential effect of sevelamer in hemodialysis patients

International Urology and Nephrology, 06/12/2012

The authors found that serum copper levels were independently associated with dyslipidemia and inflammation in hemodialysis patients, but the pathogenic roles of copper remain to be elucidated. In addition, potential effect of sevelamer on serum copper levels should be examined in appropriately designed studies.

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