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The association between parathyroid hormone and mortality in dialysis patients is modified by wasting.

Authors
  • Drechsler, Christiane1
  • Krane, Vera
  • Grootendorst, Diana C
  • Ritz, Eberhard
  • Winkler, Karl
  • März, Winfried
  • Dekker, Friedo
  • Wanner, Christoph
  • 1 Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Würzburg, Germany. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
October 2009
Volume
24
Issue
10
Pages
3151–3157
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfp260
PMID: 19474272
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Wasting modifies the association of PTH with adverse outcomes in diabetic dialysis patients. High PTH levels are of concern in the patients without wasting, while the effect of PTH on mortality is nullified in the patients with wasting.

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