YORBA LINDA, Calif. (PRWEB) November 26, 2018
Alterations in the bone and mineral metabolism is of great concern in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). As the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) decreases, phosphatemia tends to increase while the renal secretion of the active vitamin D metabolite decreases with, consequently, increases in both serum PTH and FGF23 levels. This the pathophysiological basis of the so-called CKD-bone and mineral disorders (MBD). Experts in Nephrology have published international guidelines, called the KDIGO/CKD-MBD, to help colleagues deal with these disorders.
The speaker for this webinar will be Mr. Jean-Claude Souberbielle (JCS), now retired (but still active) and who was the Ex head of the hormone laboratory in the Department of Physiology of the University Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris, France, and an invited Professor at the Liège University, Belgium. Its main research/clinical topics were the growth hormone/IGFI axis and all aspects of bone and mineral metabolism.
Souberbielle will explain the mechanism that regulates the calcium and phosphorus absorption in patients with altered hormone activities and the utility of a few fundamental markers to determine the CKD patient management.
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