Dr. Stuart M. Sprague (SMS), from NorthShore University Health System University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (Evanston, Illinois), discusses his abstracts for the National Kidney Foundation’s 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM16), … 676 more words
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It seems my good leg ( my right femur) is no longer good and is about to head off on its own little adventure.
After weeks of hospital admissions, MRI’s, xrays and CT scans, my Specialists had a meeting on Friday to debate my case and decide how to best proceed with treating my yet unnamed bone disease. 303 more words
Bone mineral disease (MBD) is common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), yet remains a diagnostic and therapeutic enigma for clinicians and scientists. In contrast to complications such as anemia and acidosis, a definitive diagnosis of CKD-MBD cannot be made by blood tests alone, and require a bone biopsy. 398 more words