CKD-mineral and bone disorder: core curriculum 2011.

@article{Moorthi2011CKDmineralAB,
  title={CKD-mineral and bone disorder: core curriculum 2011.},
  author={Ranjani N. Moorthi and Sharon M Moe},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2011},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={
          1022-36
        }
}
Chronic Kidney Disease–Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD) is a term that encompasses a constellation of abnormalities seen in progressive kidney disease that include altered levels of calcium, phosphorus, parathyroid hormone (PTH), and vitamin D; disturbances in bone modeling and remodeling, with the associated development of fractures or impaired linear bone growth (in children); and extraskeletal calcification in soft tissues and arteries. The kidney is responsible for maintenance of serum… CONTINUE READING

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