Table 3.

Definition of CKD-MBD and renal osteodystrophy (7)a

CKD-MBD
    a systemic disorder of mineral and bone metabolism due to CKD manifested by either one or a combination of the following:
        abnormalities of calcium, phosphorus, PTH, or vitamin D metabolism
        abnormalities in bone turnover, mineralization, volume, linear growth, or strength
        vascular or other soft tissue calcification
Renal osteodystrophy
    an alteration of bone morphology in patients with CKD
    it is one measure of the skeletal component of the systemic disorder of CKD-MBD that is quantifiable by histomorphometry of bone biopsy
  • a CKD-MBD, CKD-related mineral and bone disorder.