Vascular calcification in South African dialysis patients: ethnic variation, prevalence, detection and haemodynamic correlates.

Abstract

AIM Studies from the US have shown little effect of ethnicity on vascular calcification in dialysis patients. This has not been examined in the multi-ethnic population of South Africa where genetic and environmental differences may exist. We assessed the extent and severity of vascular calcification in South African dialysis patients according to race and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2012.01612.x

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