Progression of vascular calcification in uraemic patients: can it be stopped?

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Patients with advanced renal failure may develop several types of soft tissue calcification, including visceral, articular and vascular calcification. Among the latter, the most dramatic form is calciphylaxis, also called ‘calcific uraemic arteriolopathy’, which generally has an acute course and may be rapidly lethal. In general, more slowly progressive… (More)

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