Efficacy of sodium thiosulfate for the treatment for calciphylaxis.

  title={Efficacy of sodium thiosulfate for the treatment for calciphylaxis.},
  author={Lama A Noureddine and Mark Landis and Nilang Patel and Sharon M. Moe},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  volume={75 6},
BACKGROUND/AIMS Calciphylaxis is a rare condition with dismal prognosis that affects patients with ESRD. Sodium thiosulfate (STS) may play a therapeutic role but its proposed efficacy is based on case reports and thus subject to publication bias. METHODS We identified all patients who received STS for any indication over a 5-year period through pharmacy… CONTINUE READING