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)
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.
A sample of 53.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.