Cardiovascular calcifications in uremic patients: clinical impact on cardiovascular function.

@article{London2003CardiovascularCI,
  title={Cardiovascular calcifications in uremic patients: clinical impact on cardiovascular function.},
  author={G{\'e}rard Michel London},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 9 Suppl 4},
  pages={S305-9}
}
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality among patients with ESRD (chronic kidney disease stage 5). Left ventricular hypertrophy and arterial diseases are the two principal risk factors for cardiovascular mortality in hemodialysis patients. Epidemiologic studies show that damage to large conduit arteries contributes to morbidity and… CONTINUE READING