A new study shows calcification of the coronary artery is a major risk factor in patients suffering from end stage chronic kidney disease. The study was conducted over a 10 year period and consisted of 137 patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.
In addition, researchers said calcification of the coronary artery can serve as a prognostic tool for predicting risk in chronic kidney disease patients. Serving as filters for the blood where toxins and waste are removes and then expelled from the body through urine.
Those who suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD) have suffered damage to their kidneys and they are no longer able to process this blood. If they can, it is at greatly reduced levels and not enough for a healthy life. If the kidneys are not able to process blood, the toxins and wastes build up in the blood. Damage to organs follows and eventually death. If you want more information about chronic kidney disease and heart health, be sure to take look at some of the previous articles posted about this subject.