Assessing the Efficacy of Novel Treatments for Vascular Calcification in Patients With CKD

Peter Stenvinkel, MD, PhD, FASN, full professor and senior lecturer at Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, discusses the therapeutic strategies or treatments for vascular calcification that have been found to be effective in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Pharmacy Times interviewed Peter Stenvinkel, MD, PhD, FASN, full professor and senior lecturer in the Department of Renal Medicine at Karolinska University Hospital in Karolinska Institutet, on his presentation at the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2021 on vascular aging in chronic kidney disease (CKD).

During the interview, Stenvinkel discussed the therapeutic strategies or treatments for vascular calcification that have been found to be effective among patients with chronic kidney disease.