Update on Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 in Chronic Kidney Disease

@inproceedings{Wolf2012UpdateOF,
  title={Update on Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 in Chronic Kidney Disease},
  author={Myles Wolf},
  booktitle={Kidney international},
  year={2012}
}
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a public health epidemic that affects millions of people worldwide. Presence of CKD predisposes individuals to high risks of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), cardiovascular disease, and premature death. Disordered phosphate homeostasis with elevated circulating levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) is an early and pervasive complication of CKD. CKD is likely the most common cause of chronically elevated FGF23 levels, and the clinical condition in which… CONTINUE READING
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