Pablo A. Ureña Torres, Mario Cozzolino, Marc G. Vervloet, editors.
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This book provides the entire physiology, pathology, and clinical and therapeutical aspects of vitamin D in the setting of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The chapters, divided into major sections, delve into the metabolism of vitamin D, its assessment methods, and the worldwide epidemiology of vitamin D deficiency. The authors also address the classical biological and biochemical effects vitamin D has on mineral and bone metabolism, as well as on a variety of other non-classic target organs, and…