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  • Magnesium Inhibits the Peritoneal Calcification of Late-stage EPS in Mice

    Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a devastating and potentially lethal complication of PD. The reasons for EPS are not clear, but phosphate loading seems to contribute to the condition. This study successfully induced peritoneal calcification in mice—and found that administering magnesium into the peritoneum suppressed fibrosis and calcification.

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    Tags: Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis, Magnesium, Peritoneal Calcification, EPS