Biochemical markers for non-invasive diagnosis of hyperparathyroid bone disease and adynamic bone in patients on haemodialysis.

@article{Gerakis1996BiochemicalMF,
  title={Biochemical markers for non-invasive diagnosis of hyperparathyroid bone disease and adynamic bone in patients on haemodialysis.},
  author={A M Gerakis and Alastair J. Hutchison and Theofanis Apostolou and Anthony John Freemont and Athanase Billis},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={2430-8}
}
UNLABELLED The diagnostic and predictive value of serum intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH) and osteocalcin (bone Gla protein, BGP), alone or in combination, have been examined in only a small number of haemodialysis patients. METHODS We studied prospectively 114 patients (46 women, 68 men; mean age 52 +/- 12 years) on regular haemodialysis for a mean of 55… CONTINUE READING