Mineral metabolism: Should cinacalcet be used in patients who are not on dialysis?

@article{CannataAnda2009MineralMS,
  title={Mineral metabolism: Should cinacalcet be used in patients who are not on dialysis?},
  author={Jorge Benito Cannata-And{\'i}a and Jos{\'e} Luis Fern{\'a}ndez-Mart{\'i}n},
  journal={Nature Reviews Nephrology},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={307-308}
}
Cinacalcet is an effective treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients on dialysis. Until now, no randomized, placebo-controlled, long-term trial has tested this drug in individuals with chronic kidney disease who are not receiving dialysis.