Strategies to minimize bone disease in renal failure.

  title={Strategies to minimize bone disease in renal failure.},
  author={Kevin J. Martin and Esther A. Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={38 6},
The skeletal disorders associated with renal insufficiency result from alterations in calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D metabolism. Each requires intervention to prevent and control the problem. Hyperparathyroidism and its treatment can also result in extraskeletal complications. To prevent the development of parathyroid hyperplasia and the skeletal complications of chronic kidney disease, it is desirable to initiate interventions early in the course of kidney disease; however, many patients… CONTINUE READING


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