Association between mortality and abdominal aortic calcification and their progression in hemodialysis patients

  • Published 2014 in Kidney research and clinical practice

Abstract

Recent reports suggest that cardiovascular (CV) events are associated with vascular calcification (VC) on plain radiographs. Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) recommends that lateral abdominal radiography can be used to detect the presence or absence of VC [1]. A previous report showed that an abdominal aortic calcification (AAC) score of Z7… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.krcp.2014.10.006

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