Impact of chronic renal failure on bone status
- In: Posters
- At: Dublin (Ireland) (2013)
- 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)
Impaired kidney function may lead to a reduction in bone mineral density, predisposing patients to higher fracture risk, increased morbidity and mortality.
The prevalence of osteoporosis was estimated in Chronic Renal Failure (CRF) patients. The presence of other risk factors was assessed.
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