Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis in chronic renal disease.


Osteoporosis is the most prevalent metabolic bone disease leading to low-trauma (fragility) fractures worldwide. There is no reason why osteoporosis, as defined by different criteria, cannot accompany the derangements in bone metabolism that characterize chronic kidney disease (CKD). In fact, osteoporosis could and should be included in the broad… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.semnephrol.2009.01.007


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