Beneficial effects of calcimimetics on progression of renal failure and cardiovascular risk factors.

Abstract

In renal failure, parathyroid hormone (PTH) is not only involved in the genesis of disturbed calcium/phosphate metabolism and ostitis fibrosa; it is also a permissive factor in the genesis of hypertension, cardiovascular damage, and dyslipidemia. The allosteric activator of the calcium sensing receptor NPSR-568 (R-568) has been shown to reduce the serum… (More)

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