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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 595030, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/595030
Research Article

Vitamin D Can Ameliorate Chlorhexidine Gluconate-Induced Peritoneal Fibrosis and Functional Deterioration through the Inhibition of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition of Mesothelial Cells

1Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, E-DA Hospital, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
3School of Medicine for International Students, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
4Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Hsin-Jen Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan
5Department of Laboratory Medicine, E-DA Hospital, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
6Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, E-DA Hospital, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
7Department of Neurosurgery, E-DA Hospital, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
8Department of Medical Education, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
9Department of Pediatrics, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan

Received 29 March 2015; Accepted 12 July 2015

Academic Editor: Robert Beelen

Copyright © 2015 Yi-Che Lee et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Yi-Che Lee, Shih-Yuan Hung, Hung-Hsiang Liou, et al., “Vitamin D Can Ameliorate Chlorhexidine Gluconate-Induced Peritoneal Fibrosis and Functional Deterioration through the Inhibition of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition of Mesothelial Cells,” BioMed Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 595030, 12 pages, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/595030.