Latest Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) News
According to a study, black youth on dialysis have higher parathyroid hormone levels than white youth.
In a case series of 10 pediatric patients, goal iPTH was attained over a median 6 months.
Despite promising early research, the vitamin C did not improve mineral abnormalities over the long term.
In a study, patients with hypercalcemia had the highest risk for premature death.
Secondary hyperparathyroidism in postmenopausal women with vitamin D insufficiency is associated with lower weight-adjusted bone mineral density in the lumbar spine.
In a small study, total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation improved bone mineral density in the lumbar spine and hip in ESRD patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Researchers examined the effects of the end of public funding for the medication in Australia.
Obese or overweight individuals have significantly lower levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D than normal-weight individuals at any level of kidney function, a study found.
Surgical procedure can correct calcium and phosphorus abnormalities and improve coronary artery calcification, study finds.
Protein-energy wasting is characterized by undernutrition unrelieved by nutritional therapy and increased fat and protein catabolism.
Serum parathyroid hormone levels significantly increased from 42.2 to 114.8 pmol/L over 12 months in patients who halted the calcimimetic drug.
Pre-operative parathyroid hormone and calcium levels and pruritus are significantly associated with development of severe hypocalemia.
Anemia control may be one more reason to treat elevated parathyroid hormone levels.
Predictors of hungry bone syndrome after parathyroidectomy include lower pre- and post-op calcium levels, according to a new study.
Control of parathyroid hormone did not differ markedly at 48 and 72 hours after in-center HD compared with 24 hours after daily oral administration of 30 mg cinacalcet.
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