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Definition of Mineral and Bone Disorder in Hemodialysis
Find out more about identifying hemodialysis patients with mineral and bone disorder who have a higher risk of adverse clinical events.
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Foramina of the Skull (Visual mnemonic)
- The skull has numerous holes (foramina) through which various cranial nerves, arteries, veins and other structures pass. To aid learning of these important foramina, I have created this visual mnem...
Bisphosphonates for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
- Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder characterized by bone loss, which leads to impaired bone strength and an increased risk of fractures. Two million fractures are attributed to osteoporos...
Fracture Risk in Older Adults With Sarcopenia, Low Bone Mass
- This findings of this study highlight a potentially strong role of sarcopenia and low bone mineral density in the risk of nonspinal fractures--but only in a subset of individuals.