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Torregrosa JV, Durán CE, Barros X, Blasco M, Arias M, Cases A, Campistol JM

Successful treatment of calcific uraemic arteriolopathy with bisphosphonates.

Nefrologia. 2012 May;32(3):329-34, PMID: 22592420

Calcific uraemic arteriolopathy (CUA), also known as calciphylaxis, is a rare but life-threatening condition that almost exclusively affects patients with chronic kidney disease. Several therapies have been employed to treat this disease but with irregular results. We report a prospective case series of eight patients diagnosed with CUA in our unit between 2002 and 2010.


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