Sevelamer attenuates the progression of coronary and aortic calcification in hemodialysis patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Aortic Diseases
  • Calcinosis
  • Coronary Disease
  • Epoxy Compounds
  • Polyethylenes
  • Renal Dialysis

abstract

  • Compared with calcium-based phosphate binders, sevelamer is less likely to cause hypercalcemia, low levels of PTH, and progressive coronary and aortic calcification in hemodialysis patients.

publication date

  • January 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1046/j.1523-1755.2002.00434.x

PubMed ID

  • 12081584

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 245

end page

  • 52

volume

  • 62

number

  • 1