Journal article

Bone health in chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder: a clinical case seminar and update

Jasna Aleksova, Kong W Ng, Caroline Jung, Howard Zeimer, Karen M Dwyer, Frances Milat, Richard J MacIsaac

INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

The metabolic abnormalities affecting bone in the setting of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are complex with overlapping and interacting aetiologies and have challenging diagnostic and management strategies. Disturbances in calcium, phosphate, fibroblast growth factor 23, parathyroid hormone concentrations and vitamin D deficiency are commonly encountered and contribute to the clinical syndromes of bone disorders in CKD, including hyperparathyroidism, osteomalacia, osteoporosis and adynamic bone disease. Mineral and bone abnormalities may also persist or arise de novo post-renal transplantation. The Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes organisation describes these mineral metabolism derang..

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