The relationship between chronic hepatitis B infection and bone mineral, metabolism in peritoneal dialysis patients.

@article{Liu2009TheRB,
  title={The relationship between chronic hepatitis B infection and bone mineral, metabolism in peritoneal dialysis patients.},
  author={Y-L Liu and S-M Wang and H-H Lin and I-K Wang and H-L Kuo and Y-F Yang and J-H Liu and C-Y Chou and H Yeh and I-W Ting and C-A Tsai and C-C Huang},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={
          15-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Abnormality of bone mineral metabolism is a common complication in chronic liver disease and/or chronic renal disease patients. We designed this study to evaluate the relationship between chronic hepatitis B infection and bone mineral metabolism in peritoneal dialysis patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Serum calcium[adj], phosphorus, calcium and phosphorus product (Ca x P), along with intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH) levels were compared in peritoneal dialysis patients with and without… CONTINUE READING