Kidney donors have fewer overall bone fractures compared with non-donors

Living kidney donors had a lower overall risk for bone fractures following donation but experienced significantly more vertebral breaks vs. a control group, researchers found.
A team of investigators led by Hilal Maradit Kremers, MD, of the division of epidemiology and department of quantitative health sciences at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, conducted a survey to evaluate interventions such as vitamin D3 to help reduce vertebral fractures and patient morbidity 25 years after donation. The study compared overall and site-specific risk in living donors with matched general population

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