[Cardiovascular risk in women with chronic renal failure: mammographic study of vascular calcifications].


OBJECTIVES Vascular calcifications are markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic renal failure, and 50% of the deaths in chronic renal failure are due to cardiovascular disease. We analyzed vascular calcifications at mammography in women with chronic renal failure, comparing the vascular calcifications seen at mammography and in skeletal x-ray… (More)