High PTH Common Post-Transplant
Hyperparathyroidism is common in long-term transplant recipients, findings suggest.
Researchers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in
Hyperparathyroidism was present in 71% of patients, according to investigators. Their mean parathyroid hormone concentration was 104.3 pg/mL. Vitamin D deficiency (defined as a 25-hydroxyvitamin D level below a target value of 30 ng/mL) was observed in 68% of participants, and was the most common cause of hyperparathyroidism identified.