Implications of Early Vascular Aging in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

Peter Stenvinkel, MD, PhD, FASN, full professor and senior lecturer at Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, discusses what early vascular aging is, and what its implications are when it occurs 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.

During the interview, Stenvinkel discussed what early vascular aging is, and what its implications are when it occurs in patients with chronic kidney disease.