Deoxycholic Acid and Outcomes across Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
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Clinical Science R&D
April 2020 -
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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health concern that has reached epidemic proportions, affecting ~20 million individuals (~13.1% of the population) in the United States alone. Risk of cardiovascular disease is significantly elevated among patients with CKD; however, this increased cardiovascular risk is only partially explained by traditional risk factors. Vascular dysfunction including arterial stiffening, endothelial dysfunction, and vascular calcification is a common and well-es...