Published in Blood Weekly, July 13th, 2006
Researchers in Germany report, "Vascular calcification is highly correlated with atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease and is a significant predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Studies in mice indicate a genetic contribution to this dystrophic extra osseous calcification."
"We sought to elaborate a method to induce dystrophic arterial calcification in mice and further examine the pathogenetical mechanisms involved in the phenotype," wrote L.C. Doehring and colleagues at...
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