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R. Tyler Miller
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) frequently progresses to end-stage renal disease accompanied by complications including cardiac hypertrophy, accelerated vascular disease, ectopic calcification, endothelial dysfunction, osteodystrophy, sarcopenia, skin atrophy, and renal fibrosis. Factors including hypertension, volume-overload, acidosis, chronic low-grade inflammation, disordered Ca and PO4 metabolism, elevated PTH and FGF23 levels, and reduced circulating Klotho (sKlotho) levels are associated wi...
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