Rosélia Ribeiro dos Santos Lobão

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Osteopenia is frequently found among calcium stone forming (CSF) patients with hypercalciuria. We investigated the effect of a 2-year therapeutic course of etidronate, a bone-sparing agent, in 7 young male CSF patients. The treatment consisted of a cyclic intermittent administration of phosphate followed by sodium etidronate and calcium supplementation(More)
UNLABELLED Chronic kidney disease (CKD) leads to reduced bone mineral density (BMD) in pre-dialysis and dialysis patients. A few studies have used dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) to assess BMD in pre-dialysis CKD patients and have shown low BMD to be highly prevalent. Until now there have been no studies reporting the histological features of low(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of the types of renal osteodystrophy (ROD) has changed in the last two decades. This study evaluates the prevalence and determining factors of the types of ROD in two countries in South America. METHODS Symptomatic patients who underwent bone biopsies for diagnostic purposes (1985 through 2001) were included in the study. In(More)
UNLABELLED Adynamic bone disease (ABD) is frequently associated with low serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) concentrations. Many clinical and therapeutic conditions have been associated with ABD, and recently, a low phosphorus intake accompanied by low serum concentration of phosphorus and PTH has been described. AIM To evaluate the parathyroid gland(More)
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