Connecting the dots on fibroblast growth factor 23 and left ventricular hypertrophy

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2016 Jul;31(7):1031-3. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfv445. Epub 2016 Jan 18.


Apart from FGF23, the work by Leifheit-Nestler et al. provides welcome new insights into what role α-Klotho may have in cardiomyocyte hypertrophy.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Fibroblast Growth Factors*
  • Humans
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular*
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left


  • Fibroblast Growth Factors
  • fibroblast growth factor 23