Peripheral vascular calcification in long-haemodialysis patients: associated factors and survival consequences.


BACKGROUND Vascular calcifications (VCs) are frequently observed in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and haemodialysis (HD) patients. They have been associated with numerous factors, particularly hyperphosphataemia, excess calcium load, hypertension and increased mortality rate. The purpose of this study is to measure VCs in long-HD patients with good blood… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfn571


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