Pilot Study of the Effect of Lanthanum Carbonate (Fosrenol®) In Patients with Calciphylaxis: A Wisconsin Network for Health Research (WiNHR) Study

@inproceedings{Chan2014PilotSO,
  title={Pilot Study of the Effect of Lanthanum Carbonate (Fosrenol®) In Patients with Calciphylaxis: A Wisconsin Network for Health Research (WiNHR) Study},
  author={Micah R. Chan and Fadi Ghandour and Narayana S. Murali and MJ Washburn and Brad C Astor},
  booktitle={Journal of nephrology & therapeutics},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Currently there is a lack of effective treatment options for patients with calciphylaxis. There is anecdotal evidence that non-calcium based phosphorus binders may offer some benefit. The aim of this pilot study is to determine if lanthanum carbonate is effective in inducing remission of calciphylaxis lesions and demonstrate an improved DLQI (Dermatology Life Quality Index). METHODS This is a multi-site exploratory pilot study conducted through the Wisconsin Network for Health… CONTINUE READING
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