Dialysis: Is the road to survival paved with good mineral management?

Abstract

Disorders of mineral metabolism affect the majority of dialysis patients and are increasingly being recognized as risk factors for mortality. Early studies, including the first observational study by Block et al.,1 found associations between baseline parameters of mineral metabolism and increased mortality; however, most of these studies did not account for… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrneph.2011.25

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