Bone is Not Alone: the Effects of Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction in Chronic Kidney Disease.


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with a decline in muscle mass, strength, and function, collectively called "sarcopenia." Sarcopenia is associated with hospitalizations and mortality in CKD and is therefore important to understand and characterize. While the focus of skeletal health in CKD has traditionally focused on bone and mineral aberrations… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11914-015-0261-4


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