In experimental chronic kidney disease or cancer, parathyroid hormone is a novel mediator of cachexia.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Hyperparathyroidism plays a central role in the disordered bone mineral metabolism of chronic kidney disease, and has been associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in that setting. A recent study suggests a novel role for parathyroid hormone and its receptor in muscle wasting and cachexia occurring in advanced chronic kidney disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Wyatt, CM; Mitch, WE

Published Date

  • May 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 89 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 973 - 975

PubMed ID

  • 27083271

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-1755

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.kint.2016.03.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States