Vascular calcification in chronic haemodialysis patients.

  title={Vascular calcification in chronic haemodialysis patients.},
  author={Endang Susalit},
  journal={Acta medica Indonesiana},
  volume={40 4},
Vascular calcification in patients with chronic kidney disease was mentioned for the first time in the 19 century when Virchow described the appearance of metastatic calcification in patients with kidney failure. The subject has gained great interest in recent years as many studies described that a high percentage of patients on chronic haemodialysis show vascular calcification, the extent of which correlated with the extent and severity of angiographically documented atherosclerosis lesions… CONTINUE READING