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Fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF-23) is independently correlated to aortic calcification in haemodialysis patients.

Authors
  • Nasrallah, Mohamed M
  • El-Shehaby, Amal R
  • Salem, Mona M
  • Osman, Noha A
  • El Sheikh, Esam
  • Sharaf El Din, Usama A A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Jul 31, 2010
Volume
25
Issue
8
Pages
2679–2685
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfq089
PMID: 20176609
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In haemodialysis patients, FGF-23 and ACI were significantly increased, and FGF-23 was independently associated with aortic calcification.

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