Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Phosphate Lowering to Treat Vascular Dysfunction in Chronic Kidney Disease|
|Congressional District Code:
||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2014 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major health concern both in the general and Veteran populations. Indeed,the prevalence of CKD in a large Veteran population is 20%. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is significantlyincreased in CKD and is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. As much as 80% of all CVD isassociated with vascular dysfunction, particularly impaired endothelium-dependent dilation (EDD), measuredby brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMDBA), and stiffening of the large elas...
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