Comments Is it practical to screen dialysis patients for vascular calcification ?

  title={Comments Is it practical to screen dialysis patients for vascular calcification ?},
  author={Philippe Unger and Karl M Wissing},
Vascular calcification is becoming increasingly appreciated as an important risk factor for cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who are receiving dialysis therapy. Calcification of coronary arteries and peripheral conduit arterial vasculature is highly prevalent [1] in both haemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, although most studies up to now have focused on HD [2,3]. These structural changes are associated with significant… CONTINUE READING
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