Bone Remodelling after Renal Transplantation (RT)

  • Vittorio Bonomini
  • Carlo Feletti
  • Antonio Di Felice
  • Andrea Buscaroli
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 178)


With the recovery of the excretory and endocrine renal functions after successful Renal Transplantation (RT), renal bone disease also tends to disappear. Nonetheless, several new biochemical changes to the calcium-phosphorus metabolism (e.g. hypercalcemia, hypophosphatemia) may appear while bone histology may remain altered or show new lesions. Apart from scattered reports in the literature, the new bone remodelling that invariably occurs after RT has not been sufficiently investigated, above all as a possible source of overt clinical bone disease.


Renal Transplantation Bone Biopsy Renal Osteodystrophy Bone Histology Osteitis Fibrosa 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vittorio Bonomini
    • 1
  • Carlo Feletti
    • 1
  • Antonio Di Felice
    • 1
  • Andrea Buscaroli
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NephrologySt. Orsola University HospitalBolognaItaly

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