May 1, 2010

Interventions for bone disease in children with chronic kidney disease.

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This systematic review of interventions for bone disease in children with CKD concludes that all examined vitamin D formulations reduce PTH levels and that sevelamer as compared to calcium-based binders reduced serum calcium and hypercalcemic events. However, no reduction in hard clinical endpoints was identified.

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