Abdominal aortic calcification can predict all-cause mortality and CV events in dialysis patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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diabetes mellitus 10968 calcification; ACI, aortic calcification index; ACAI, aortic calcification area index; BMI, body mass index; DM, diabetes mellitus ; ABI, Ankle-brachial index; ALB, albumin; NS, Not stated; CCI score, Charlson comorbidity index; CRP,
vascular calcification 3464 is 10–20 times that of general people [[1], [2]]. It is increasingly believed that the presence of vascular calcification increases the risk of CV events, and it can be considered as a predictor of CV events [[1]]. Computer
vascular calcification 3643 considered as a predictor of CV events [[1]]. Computer tomography (CT) scan or X-ray could be used to detect vascular calcification and estimate the extent of calcification [[3], [4]]. Coronary artery calcification has been considered
vascular calcification 18842 common complication in patients with ESRD [[30]]. Previous studies have shown the value of evaluating vascular calcification in predicting the prognosis of dialysis patients [[13], [30], [31]]. Both the 2009 Kidney Disease: Improving
vascular calcification 19155 that in patients with CKD G3a–G5D, a lateral abdominal X-ray can be used to assess the presence of vascular calcification by estimating the calcification of abdominal aorta, as reasonable alternatives to CT-based imaging [[32],
vascular calcification 24535 a large artery, and is a site prone to atherosclerosis and calcification, which can well respond to vascular calcification in patients.This study has several limitations. First, the protocol for our systematic review and meta-analysis

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