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Title: Mineral metabolism disturbances in kidney donors: smoke, no fire (yet)
Authors: Evenepoel, Pieter ×
Naesens, Maarten #
Issue Date: Oct-2016
Publisher: Nature Pub. Group
Series Title: Kidney International vol:90 issue:4 pages:734-736
Article number: 10.1016/j.kint.2016.07.001
Abstract: Kasiske and colleagues studied mineral and bone metabolism after unilateral donor nephrectomy. Similar as to what is observed early in the course of chronic kidney disease, fibroblast growth factor 23 and parathyroid hormone concentrations were shown to be increased following kidney donation. High fibroblast growth factor 23 and parathyroid hormone concentrations most probably are a compensatory mechanism to maintain normophosphatemia. Bone biomarker profiles in the study suggest increased bone turnover as trade-off. Limitations inherent to the assessed biomarkers, however, warrant a prudent interpretation.
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ISSN: 0085-2538
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Nephrology
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