Renal osteodystrophy in chronic renal failure.

  title={Renal osteodystrophy in chronic renal failure.},
  author={Louisa T Ho and Stuart M. Sprague},
  journal={Seminars in nephrology},
  volume={22 6},
Bone disease develops relatively early in the development of chronic renal failure. Much of what is known about the evaluation and management of renal osteodystrophy in chronic renal failure is based on knowledge obtained in the dialysis population. The classic bone lesion found in the dialysis population is osteitis fibrosa, the high turnover lesion of secondary hyperparathyroidism. Clearly, hypocalcemia, hyperphosphatemia, and calcitriol deficiency play major roles in the development and… CONTINUE READING


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