publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2017

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Damasiewicz, Matthew John;
  • Published: 14 Nov 2017
Abstract
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined by the presence of proteinuria or decreased kidney function, with a prevalence of 10-15% in the adult population. CKD can progress to end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and is associated with progressive abnormalities of bone and mineral metabolism, defined as CKD mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). The use of vitamin D in CKD, the optimal level for initiating treatment and the use of current and novel biomarkers in the management of CKD-MBD remain controversial. This thesis examines the role of three markers of CKD-MBD; vitamin D, phosphate and Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 (FGF-23), in the pathogenesis, detection and managem...
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Medical Subject Headings: urologic and male genital diseasesfemale genital diseases and pregnancy complications
free text keywords: Uncategorized, vitamin D, proteinuria, chronic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder, phosphate, fibroblast growth factor 23
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