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Journal of Parathyroid Disease 2018;6(1):5-6 doi: 10.15171/jpd.2018.03
Challenging look at therapeutic trend of chronic kidney disease–mineral bone disorder in children

Epidemiology and Prevention

Afshin Safaei-Asl *

1 Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Rasht, Iran.


*Corresponding author: Afshin Safaei Asl, Email:
Email: afshin_Safaei2@yahoo.com


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CKD-MBD explains disturbances of calcium, phosphorus, PTH, and vitamin D metabolism in CKD patients. The target management of CKD-MBD is to manage secondary hyperparathyroidism and avoid the development of extraskeletal calcifications. The treatment of these problems in children needs a specific view to achieve adequate growth process and prevention of cardiovascular problems.


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