Vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease: here to stay?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Vascular calcification is common in patients with advanced kidney disease, and has been strongly linked to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the general population. Recent clinical and translational studies demonstrate that vascular calcification is also associated with cardiovascular morbidity in the setting of chronic kidney disease, and that once established, may persist even when kidney function is restored.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wyatt, CM; Drueke, TB

Published Date

  • August 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 92 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 276 - 278

PubMed ID

  • 28709592

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-1755

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.kint.2017.05.019


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States