Journal of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation,  Vol 10, No 2

The Prevalence and Characteristics of Renal Osteodystrophy in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis

Omolbanin Taziki

Abstract


Background - The reported prevalence of renal osteodystrophy among patients undergoing hemodialysis varied between studies. Different types of this condition were also reported but it was not yet determined if there are any differences in demographic data of patients with each type. Herein, this study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of renal osteodystrophy in hemodialysis patients and to compare the characteristics of patients with each type of this complication.

 


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