Evaluation of vascular calcinosis risk factors in patients on chronic hemodialysis: lack of influence of calcium carbonate.

@article{Renaud1988EvaluationOV,
  title={Evaluation of vascular calcinosis risk factors in patients on chronic hemodialysis: lack of influence of calcium carbonate.},
  author={Hubert Renaud and Alp Atik and M. Jocelyne Herve and Philippe Morini{\`e}re and Choukri Hocine and Said Belbrik and Aur{\'e}lien Fournier},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1988},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          28-32
        }
}
UNLABELLED Linear calcifications of the abdominal aorta and of the iliac and femoral arteries were measured yearly for 3 years on X rays of 24 patients on chronic hemodialysis taking variable amounts of calcium carbonate and Al(OH)3 but no pharmacological doses of vitamin D or 1 alpha-hydroxylated vitamin D derivatives. The speed of their extension appeared exponential and covariant with the male sex, age only for men and, independently of these two factors, with diastolic blood pressure and… CONTINUE READING
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