ERA-EDTA WORKING GROUP ON CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND MINERAL BONE DISORDER (CKD-MBD)
The challenge of osteoporosis in CKD
Join this educational event organised by EUROD, a CKD-MBD Working Group initiative, in collaboration with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) to be held on January 18, 2019 in Leuven (Belgium). Updates on the clinical assessment and treatment of osteoporosis in CKD anno 2019 will be presented through state of the art lectures given by key opinion leaders and the interactive voting system encouraging discussion.
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This educational event was granted with has been granted
4 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).
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This meeting is organised in collaboration with the International Osteoporosis Foundation
The definition of CKD-MBD is different than the previously recognized as "renal osteodystrophy", and it refers to a systemic disorder of mineral and bone metabolism due to CKD manifested by either one or a combination of the following:
The term "renal osteodystrophy" is now limited to an alteration of bone morphology in patients with CKD, and it is one measure of the skeletal component of the systemic disorder of CKD-MBD that is quantifiable by histomorphometry of bone biopsy.
Thus, the CKD-MBD Working Group becomes an independent scientific organization comprising a group of European academic medical institutions aligned to CKD-MBD regarding:
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