Natasha Persaud

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Why SHPT Requires Management

Why SHPT Requires Management

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Clinical practice guidelines recommend that PTH levels be kept within specific ranges to prevent adverse outcomes.

Multiparametric MRI May Prevent Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies

Multiparametric MRI May Prevent Unnecessary Prostate Biopsies

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Using imaging to triage men with elevated PSA might avoid a quarter of unnecessary biopsies, according to a study.

FGF-23 Indirectly Associated With Vascular Calcification

FGF-23 Indirectly Associated With Vascular Calcification

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In a small study, 50% of non-diabetic hemodialysis patients with elevated FGF-23 showed correlations with calcification in the abdominal aorta.

Hungry Bone Syndrome Risk Factors ID'd in Total PTx Patients

Hungry Bone Syndrome Risk Factors ID'd in Total PTx Patients

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The syndrome is more likely to develop in younger patients and those with higher preoperative ALP levels and lower preoperative calcium levels.

Higher Systolic BP Target Recommended for Older Patients

Higher Systolic BP Target Recommended for Older Patients

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New guidelines suggest aiming for a systolic pressure less than 150 mm Hg in hypertensive individuals aged 60 or older.

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