Does statins promote vascular calcification in chronic kidney disease?

Zhimin Chen, Abdul Rashid Qureshi, Paolo Parini, Eva Hurt-Camejo, Jonaz Ripsweden, Torkel B. Brismar, Peter Barany, Armand M. Jaminon, Leon J. Schurgers, Olof Heimburger, Bengt Lindholm, Peter Stenvinkel*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-148
Number of pages12
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Investigation
Volume47
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2017

Keywords

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • inflammation
  • statin
  • vascular calcification
  • vitamin K
  • CORONARY-ARTERY CALCIFICATION
  • STAGE RENAL-DISEASE
  • C-REACTIVE-PROTEIN
  • COA REDUCTASE INHIBITORS
  • SMOOTH-MUSCLE-CELLS
  • MATRIX GLA-PROTEIN
  • HEMODIALYSIS-PATIENTS
  • CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE
  • COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY
  • PERITONEAL-DIALYSIS

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