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Association between vascular calcification assessed by simple radiography and non-fatal cardiovascular events in hemodialysis patients Volume 12, issue 7, Décembre 2016

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1 AbbreviationsVCvascular calcificationHDhemodialysisCacalciumPphosphorusSVCSsimple vascular calcification scorePTHparathyroid hormoneHbhemoglobinALPalkaline phosphataseCRPC-reactive proteinBMIbody mass index2 IntroductionDialysis patients show an increased total and cardiovascular mortality [1]. Among end-stage renal disease patients, the risk of cardiovascular mortality is significantly higher than in healthy individuals [2,3] and cardiovascular mortality is the main cause of death in hemodialysis [...]