Cardiovascular mortality in chronic kidney disease patients: potential mechanisms and possibilities of inhibition by resin-based phosphate binders.


Cardiovascular mortality has been considered as the most important risk associated with chronic kidney disease. The mechanisms underlying this include inflammation, poor control of serum phosphate, high serum calcium, increased calcification of the arteries and cardiac valves, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, severe anemia, uric acid accumulation and others… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/14779072.2015.1029456


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