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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 839793, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/839793
Review Article

Arterial Stiffness and Dialysis Calcium Concentration

Division of Nephrology and Research Center of CHUQ, L'Hôtel Dieu de Québec Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada G1R 2J6

Received 31 October 2010; Accepted 2 March 2011

Academic Editor: Biagio Raffaele Di Iorio

Copyright © 2011 Fabrice Mac-Way et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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