Vascular calcification in CKD patients – Prof. Ziad A. Massy

As one of the world’s leading nephrologists, Prof. Ziad A. Massy, MD, PhD, FERA (Paris, France) provided new insights into vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease patients. Using the analogy of bone remodeling, he described the relationship between vascular remodeling with abnormal bone and abnormal blood vessel function. Prof. Massy concluded his presentation by stating the retention of uremic toxins contribute to the development of both cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD)


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