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Consecutive living-kidney donor candidates (n=100) will be recruited after being accepted for donation according to official guidelines. An assessment of salt sensitivity, 11 beta HSD activity, 24 hour blood pressure, urine collection and physical exam will be performed prior nephrectomy and 14, 52, 156, 208 days post-nephrectomy.
Consecutive living-kidney donor candidates (n=100) will be recruited after being accepted for donation. The assessment of salt sensitivity, 11 beta HSD activity, 24 hour blood pressure, urine collection and physical exam will be performed prior nephrectomy and 14, 52, 156, 208 days post-nephrectomy.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Low and high salt diets
Department of nephrology and hypertension, Universitiy of Bern
University Hospital Inselspital, Berne
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:09-0400
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