Prevalence and pattern of renal bone disease in end stage renal disease patients in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

@article{Sanusi2010PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and pattern of renal bone disease in end stage renal disease patients in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.},
  author={Abubakr A Sanusi and Fatiu Abiola Arogundade and M. Oladigbo and L. M. Ogini and Adewale Akinsola},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={75-80}
}
BACKGROUND Information on renal bone disease (RBD) is sparse in Nigeria. The prevalence of RBD in a dialysis population worldwide ranges between 33% and 67% and it increases with progression of renal insufficiency. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and magnitude of RBD in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD). METHODS Thirty consecutive ESRD patients were recruited. They had thorough clinical evaluation and investigations which included serum calcium, phosphate, alkaline… CONTINUE READING