[Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and bone. The mechanisms of chronic kidney disease—mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD)]

Yasuhiro Hamada, Masafumi Fukagawa
Clinical Calcium 2009, 19 (4): 486-92
Disturbances in mineral metabolism and bone disease are common complications of CKD. These complications are named as Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD) , CKD-MBD includes abnormal mineral metabolism, altered bone structure and composition, and extraskeletal calcification. In order to prevent the disorders, control of serum phosphate and calcium levels are needed.

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