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Bone and mineral metabolism in chronic kidney disease

John Cunningham

in Landmark Papers in Nephrology

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Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199699254
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191763519 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199699254.003.0017

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Bone and mineral metabolism in chronic kidney disease

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Chapter 17 covers bone and mineral metabolism in chronic kidney disease, including the role of phosphate in the genesis of the mineral disturbances that accompany chronic kidney disease (CKD), the effects of treatment with active vitamin D receptor ligands on the survival of patients with CKD, FGF23 as the central cause of a variety of phosphate wasting syndromes, and further development in the area.

Chapter.  7536 words. 

Subjects: Nephrology ; Rheumatology

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