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Complications of ESKD: bone mineral disorders

Jeremy Levy, Edwina Brown, Christine Daley and Anastasia Lawrence

in Oxford Handbook of Dialysis

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199235285
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598854 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199235285.003.0010

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Complications of ESKD: bone mineral disorders

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This chapter discusses bone mineral disordersas a complication of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), including renal bone disease, hyperparathyroidism and hyperphosphataemia, hyperparathyroid bone disease, parathyroid hormone assays, low turnover bone disease, medical management of hyperparathyroid bone disease, maintenance of normal phosphate levels, vitamin D, paricalcitol, systemic effects of vitamin D, calcimimetics, examples of treatment plans for renal bone disease, parathyroidectomy, and calciphylaxis.

Chapter.  5792 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nephrology

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