Role of vitamin K in controlling atherosclerosis and vascular calcification in CKD patients: Review
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as a major health problem across the world with Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study 2015 ranking chronic kidney disease as the eighth leading cause of death in India. (1)
Simply put, CKD is defined as the presence of kidney damage, manifested by abnormal albumin excretion or decreased kidney function, quantified by measured or estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) that persists for more than three months. (2).
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