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Pablo Molina, José L Górriz, Sandra Beltrán, Belén Vizcaino, Luis M Pallardó
Although some experimental targets involved in calcium deposition are emerging, no intervention has been described to reliably reverse vascular calcification (VC). We report a case of severe VC regression in a parathyroidectomized patient on hemodialysis over 12-year follow-up, highlighting the use of calcium-free phosphate binders and a 2.5 mEq/L calcium dialysate for reducing calcium loading, despite persistent asymptomatic hypocalcemia occurrences. This case suggests that phosphate-binder choice and calcium dialysate concentration could be influenced by other components of CKD-MBD besides biochemical parameters, such as the presence of VC, so concluding that asymptomatic hypocalcemia may not be as harmful as once supposed, and conferring greater prognostic weight to the presence of VC than to calcium levels...
October 10, 2016: Clinical Nephrology
Giuseppe Cianciolo, Mario Cozzolino
During the last decade, a new view into the molecular mechanisms of chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD) has been proposed, with fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) as a novel player in the field. Enhanced serum FGF23 levels cause a reduction in serum phosphate, together with calcitriol suppression and consequent hyperparathyroidism (HPT). In contrast, reduced serum FGF23 levels are associated with hyperphosphatemia, higher calcitriol levels and parathyroid hormone (PTH) suppression. In addition, serum FGF23 levels are greatly increased and positively correlated with serum phosphate levels in CKD patients...
October 2016: Clinical Kidney Journal
Chu Zhou, Fang Wang, Jin-Wei Wang, Lu-Xia Zhang, Ming-Hui Zhao
BACKGROUND: Mineral and bone disorder (MBD), especially hyperphosphatemia, is an independently risk factor for adverse prognosis in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, CKD-MBD among Chinese population was poorly studied. This study aimed to investigate the status of MBD and its association with cardiovascular parameters in Chinese patients with predialysis CKD. METHODS: Chinese Cohort Study of Chronic Kidney Disease (C-STRIDE) is a prospective multicenter cohort study involving predialysis CKD patients in China...
2016: Chinese Medical Journal
Yao Jiang, Zhixiang Shen, Jingjing Zhang, Changying Xing, Xiaoming Zha, Chong Shen, Ming Zeng, Guang Yang, Huijuan Mao, Bo Zhang, Xiangbao Yu, Bin Sun, Chun Ouyang, Yifei Ge, Lina Zhang, Chen Cheng, Jing Zhang, Caixia Yin, Huimin Chen, Ningning Wang
BACKGROUND: In chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, decreased heart rate variability (HRV) reflects impaired cardiac automatic nervous function and high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Lower HRV in patients with severe secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), a clinical manifestation of CKD-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD), could be reversed by parathyroidectomy (PTX). It has been proved that leptin interacts with the autonomic nervous function. However, the associations between leptin and HRV in CKD patients and their longitudinal changes in SHPT patients after PTX are still unknown...
2016: American Journal of Nephrology
Jordi Bover, Pablo Ureña-Torres, José Luis Górriz, María Jesús Lloret, Iara da Silva, César Ruiz-García, Pamela Chang, Mariano Rodríguez, José Ballarín
Cardiovascular (CV) calcification is a highly prevalent condition at all stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and is directly associated with increased CV and global morbidity and mortality. In the first part of this review, we have shown that CV calcifications represent an important part of the CKD-MBD complex and are a superior predictor of clinical outcomes in our patients. However, it is also necessary to demonstrate that CV calcification is a modifiable risk factor including the possibility of decreasing (or at least not aggravating) its progression with iatrogenic manoeuvres...
August 29, 2016: Nefrología: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española Nefrologia
Sharon M Moe
Disordered calcium balance and homeostasis are common in patients with chronic kidney disease. Such alterations are commonly associated with abnormal bone remodeling, directly and indirectly. Similarly, positive calcium balance may also be a factor in the pathogenesis of extra skeletal soft tissue and arterial calcification. Calcium may directly affect cardiac structure and function through direct effects to alter cell signaling due to abnormal intracellular calcium homeostasis 2) extra-skeletal deposition of calcium and phosphate in the myocardium and small cardiac arterioles, 3) inducing cardiomyocyte hypertrophy through calcium and hormone activation of NFAT signaling mechanisms, and 4) increased aorta calcification resulting in chronic increased afterload leading to hypertrophy...
August 27, 2016: Bone
Nobuki Hayakawa, Atsushi Suzuki
Metabolic bone disorders that are represented by secondary hyperparathyroidism occur with the progression of chronic kidney disease(CKD). The administration of activated vitamin D is expected to improve high-turnover bone disorders and is widely used for the management of bone mineral diseases in patients with CKD and end-stage renal disease. CKD is an underlying disease of secondary osteoporosis and coexists with primary osteoporosis at a high rate. With regard to osteoporosis patients with renal insufficiency, the administration of activated vitamin D is also thought to reduce the fracture incidence by both increasing bone mass and reducing falls...
September 2016: Clinical Calcium
Takayuki Hamano, Chikako Nakano
The authors of Freedom study enrolling primary osteoporosis patients argued that the anti-fracture effect of denosmab is not dependent on baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate(eGFR)by showing the non-significant interaction term between treatment and CKD stage. However, given disproportionate numbers of patients in each subgroup(4069, 2817, and only 73 patients, in CKD stage 2, 3, and, 4, respectively), this study seems to lack the statistical power to reach a definite conclusion on the effect modification by CKD stage...
September 2016: Clinical Calcium
Suguru Yamamoto, Isei Ei, Ichiei Narita
Teriparatide, 1-34 parathyroid hormone, is one of effective treatments for osteoporosis. Teriparatide shows an anabolic effect for bone formation, as a result, increases bone mineral density as well as prevention of fractures in the general population. On the other hand, there are a few report about the effect of teriparatide on increase of bone mineral density in maintenance hemodialysis patients. In addition to CKD-MBD, osteoporosis is also an important pathological change in ESRD patients, therefore its safety and efficacy should be discussed in more detail...
September 2016: Clinical Calcium
Hirotaka Komaba
Almost seven years have passed since the publication of the KDIGO clinical practice guideline on chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder(CKD-MBD). During this period, several new medications for osteoporosis that may be applicable to patients with CKD have become available. Clinical studies have also shown the utility of bone mineral density to assess fracture risk in CKD. These new data charges us with the task of reconciling the concept of renal osteodystrophy(ROD)and osteoporosis in CKD. This review summarize the recent advances in the management of bone disease in CKD and the key points raised during the discussion for the KDIGO guideline revision, and address the problems to be solved in future...
September 2016: Clinical Calcium
Peggy Perrin, Clotilde Kiener, Rose-Marie Javier, Laura Braun, Noelle Cognard, Gabriela Gautier-Vargas, Francoise Heibel, Clotilde Muller, Jerome Olagne, Bruno Moulin, Sophie Caillard
BACKGROUND: The management of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorders (CKD-MBD) has recently changed. We investigated the modifications of CKD-MBD with a special focus on the incidence of fractures in the first year after kidney transplantation (KT). METHODS: We retrospectively compared 2 groups of patients who consecutively underwent transplantation at our center 5 years from each other. Group 1 consisted of patients (n=152) transplanted between 2004 and 2006, whereas patients in group 2 (n=137) underwent KT between 2009 and 2011...
August 19, 2016: Transplantation
Andrea Galassi, Maria Enrica Giovenzana, Eleonora Galbiati, Sara Auricchio, Sara Colzani, Renzo Scanziani
Phosphate binders represent a common intervention in renal patients affected by chronic kidney disease and mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD). Although counteracting P overload through binders adoption is argued by a physiology-driven approach, the efficacy of this intervention on hard endpoints remains poorly evident. The inconsistencies between rationale and methodological weakness, concerning the clinical relevance of P binding in chronic kidney disease, will be herein discussed with special focus on the need of a multi-factorial treatment against CKD-MBD, which is currently more achievable due to the variety of P binders and the rapid evolution of nutritional therapy, dialysis techniques and nursing science...
July 2016: Giornale Italiano di Nefrologia: Organo Ufficiale Della Società Italiana di Nefrologia
Julia Volkmann, Johannes Nordlohne, Roland Schmitt, Sibylle von Vietinghoff
Multicystic back masses can be of infectious, metastatic, or local pre- or malignant origin. We present a case of a rapidly evolving mass in a hemodialysis patient with severe "chronic kidney disease-associated mineral bone disease" (CKD-MBD), that also highlights limitations of chest x-ray for diagnosis of bone disease.
August 2016: Clinical Case Reports
Zhimin Chen, Abdul Rashid Qureshi, Jonaz Ripsweden, Lars Wennberg, Olof Heimburger, Bengt Lindholm, Peter Barany, Mathias Haarhaus, Torkel B Brismar, Peter Stenvinkel
OBJECTIVE: Chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder (CKD-MBD) is a major complication of end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Reduced bone mineral density (BMD) is associated with vascular calcification. Here we investigated associations between vertebral bone density (VBD) and coronary artery calcification (CAC), quantified by cardiac computed tomography (CT), and BMD quantified by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), and their relations with mortality. METHODS: In 231 ESRD patients (median age 56years, 63% males) comprising incident dialysis patients, prevalent peritoneal dialysis patients and recipients of living donor kidney transplant, VBD (Hounsfield units, HUs) and CAC scores (Agatston units, AUs) were quantified by cardiac CT, and, in 143 of the patients, BMD was measured by DXA of total body...
November 2016: Bone
Mehmet Kanbay, Yalcin Solak, Dimitrie Siriopol, Gamze Aslan, Baris Afsar, Dilek Yazici, Adrian Covic
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Chronic kidney disease mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Several cross-sectional studies investigated the association of serum sclerostin levels with mortality and vascular calcification. We aimed to investigate the effect of sclerostin on cardiovascular events (CVE), all-cause/cardiovascular mortality and vascular calcification in patients with CKD through systematic review and meta-analysis. The primary outcome was the association between sclerostin level and development of fatal and nonfatal CVE and all-cause mortality...
August 6, 2016: International Urology and Nephrology
Adriana Klimentová, Ivana Ságová, Dana Prídavková, Daniela Kantárová, Pavol Makovický, Jurina Sadloňová, Marián Mokáň
BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus is the most common cause of end stage kidney disease in the developed countries. Chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) develops with deteriorating of the renal functions. Diabetic patients on hemodialysis are characterized by low bone turnover, higher prevalence of severe and progressive vascular calcification with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The main factor which causes vascular calcification in patients with diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is poor glycemic control...
2016: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
Wei Lv, Lina Guan, Yan Zhang, Shengqiang Yu, Bofeng Cao, Yongqiang Ji
BACKGROUND: Sclerostin is an osteocyte-derived inhibitor of the Wnt pathway and has been shown to play a key role in chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). The present study aimed to validate its potential as a predictor of vascular calcification in patients with CKD stages 3-4. METHODS: A total of 97 patients with CKD stages 3-4 were enrolled in this cross-sectional study. Routine clinical biochemistry tests and assays for sclerostin and mineral metabolism markers were performed...
July 27, 2016: International Urology and Nephrology
Junichiro James
Both bone and kidney are members of the physiological network sharing a purpose of systemic mineral metabolism. In patients with chronic kidney disease whose kidney function is lost, the organ functions of other mineral metabolism network member including bone fail into uncontrollable due to dysregulated feedback system. This is the concept of Chronic Kidney Disease(related)- Mineral and Bone Disorder(CKD-MBD). However, the bone metabolic abnormalities in patients with chronic kidney disease cannot be explained merely by the framework of this mineral metabolism network...
August 2016: Clinical Calcium
Maria Julia C L N Araujo, Cristina Karohl, Rosilene M Elias, Fellype C Barreto, Daniela Veit Barreto, Maria Eugenia F Canziani, Aluizio B Carvalho, Vanda Jorgetti, Rosa M A Moyses
Although it is recognized that cortical bone contributes significantly to the mechanical strength of the skeleton, little is known about this compartment from bone biopsy studies, particularly in CKD patients. In addition, there is no prospective data on the effects of CKD-MBD therapy on cortical porosity (Ct.Po). This is a post hoc analysis on data from a randomized controlled trial on the effects of different phosphate binders on bone remodelling. Therapy was adjusted according to the first biopsy, and included sevelamer or calcium acetate, calcitriol and changes in calcium dialysate concentration...
October 2016: Bone
Sanjay Vikrant, Anupam Parashar
BACKGROUND: Disordered mineral metabolism is common complications of chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, there are limited data on the pattern of these disturbances in Indian CKD population. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a prospective observational study of CKD-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) over a period of 3 years. The biochemical markers of CKD-MBD, namely, calcium, phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase, intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH), and 25-hydoxyvitamin Vitamin D3 (25OHD), were measured in newly diagnosed CKD Stage 3-5 and prevalent CKD Stage 5D adult patients...
July 2016: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
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