[Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and bone. From renal osteodystrophy to CKD-MBD: new disease entity]

Yusuke Tsukamoto
Clinical Calcium 2009, 19 (4): 479-84
New disease entity "CKD-MBD" was created by the KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcome) at the controversy conference in 2005. This entity accurately reflects a diversity in mineral and bone disorder associated with CKD. According to this new definition, renal osteodystrophy should be used to express only bone lesion associated with CKD.

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