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Impact of chronic renal failure on bone status

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: GHIO, Daniela (Mosta, Malta)
  • Co-author(s): Farrugia, E. (Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Gzira, Malta)
    Azzopardi, L.M. (Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Malta, Msida, Malta)
    Serracino-Inglott, A. (Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Malta, Gzira, Malta)
  • Abstract:


    I. Background:

    Impaired kidney function may lead to a reduction in bone mineral density, predisposing patients to higher fracture risk, increased morbidity and mortality.


    II. Aims:

    The prevalence of osteoporosis was estimated in Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) patients. The presence of other risk factors was assessed.


    III. Method:

    A sample of 53


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Last update 4 October 2019

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