BMD and fracture risk in CKD: where should we go from here?

@article{Nickolas2012BMDAF,
  title={BMD and fracture risk in CKD: where should we go from here?},
  author={Thomas L Nickolas},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={
          1058-60
        }
}
In patients without kidney disease, measurement of areal bone mineral density (aBMD) by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is a surrogate marker of bone strength and is the clinical standard for assessing fracture risk in postmenopausal women and older men. Multiple prospective studies have 
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