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PTH and the risks for hip, vertebral, and pelvic fractures among patients on dialysis.

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BACKGROUND: Few investigations have described fracture risk and its relation to disorders in calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P), and parathyroid hormone (PTH) metabolism in the end-stage renal disease population. METHODS: Laboratory values for Ca, P, and PTH were obtained from Dialysis Morbidity and Mortality Study (DMMS) Waves 1 to 4. Additional data available from the US Renal Data System were used to determine the incidence and associated costs of hip, vertebral, and pelvic fractures in 9,007 p...

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10.1053/j.ajkd.2005.09.024

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Danese, MD More by this author
Griffiths, R More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
Volume:
47
Issue:
1
Pages:
149-156
Publication date:
2006-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1523-6838
ISSN:
0272-6386
URN:
uuid:ebbff4e1-ec82-4862-badf-ee358d8dd246
Source identifiers:
359292
Local pid:
pubs:359292

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