Bone mineral density may be related to atherosclerosis in hemodialysis patients

@article{Nakashima2003BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density may be related to atherosclerosis in hemodialysis patients},
  author={Ayumu Nakashima and Noriaki Yorioka and Chie Tanji and Yukiteru Asakimori and Rika Ago and Koji Usui and Kenichiro Shigemoto and Satoru Harada},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2003},
  volume={14},
  pages={369-373}
}
Biological interactions between the bone and the blood vessels are gradually being clarified. To investigate the relationship between bone mineral density and atherosclerosis in hemodialysis patients, we examined the bone mineral density and the intima-media thickness of the carotid artery in 83 dialysis patients with non-diabetic nephropathy (44 men and 39… CONTINUE READING