The role of DEXA bone densitometry in evaluating renal osteodystrophy in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients.

@article{Johnson1996TheRO,
  title={The role of DEXA bone densitometry in evaluating renal osteodystrophy in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients.},
  author={David W Johnson and Harold D McIntyre and Andrew Brown and Jason R. Freeman and Russell J Rigby},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={1996},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={34-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to assess the clinical utility of total and regional bone densitometry in a large continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) population and to determine the clinical, biochemical, and radiographic variables that best identified osteopenic CAPD patients. DESIGN AND PATIENTS A cross-sectional study was performed on 45 CAPD patients (19 males, 26 females), comprising the total CAPD population at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES… CONTINUE READING
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