Coronary artery calcification score is associated with mortality in Japanese hemodialysis patients.

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OBJECTIVE Coronary artery calcification has been associated with higher mortality in coronary artery disease and chronic kidney disease. This study aimed to correlate coronary artery calcification score (CACS) with all-cause and cardiovascular mortalities in hemodialysis (HD) patients. DESIGN, SETTING, SUBJECTS A survival analysis was conducted in 200 HD… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jrn.2011.10.024

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@article{Shimoyama2012CoronaryAC, title={Coronary artery calcification score is associated with mortality in Japanese hemodialysis patients.}, author={Yasuhiko Shimoyama and Yoshinari Tsuruta and Toshimitsu Niwa}, journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation}, year={2012}, volume={22 1}, pages={139-42} }