Latest Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) News
Study finds a 20% to 25% lower risk for early death over the long term.
Postoperative parathyroid hormone levels of 16.6 pg/mL or higher are associated with a 3-fold increased risk of cardiovascular death.
In a phase 2 trial, etelcalcitide, a novel peptide agonist of the calcium-sensing receptor, significantly reduced parathyroid hormone levels.
Serum total and free testosterone declined in men on hemodialysis who received a 6-month course of the drug for secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Lowest magnesium level was associated with a 74% increased risk of early death compared with mid-range levels.
It also may be more effective at lowering parathyroid hormone levels compared with conventional dosing.
Correlation persists regardless of concurrent oral bisphosphonate administration.
Large European study identifies ranges of phosphorus, calcium, and parathyroid hormone levels with the lowest death risk.
Hemodialysis patients who undergo the procedure experience decreased risks of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.
Researchers find link among patients with subclinical hyperthyroidism and euthyroid sick syndrome.
Younger age and longer dialysis vintage associated with greater likelihood of having the operation.
Switching from intravenous to oral alfacalcidol resulted in greater PTH suppression in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Researchers find a 'nominally significant' decrease in the risk of a composite outcome of death and nonfatal major cardiovascular events.
Phosphate level is a stronger predictor for increased mortality among hemodialysis (HD) patients than calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels.
Greater body mass index and waist circumference increases risk of secondary hyperparathyroidism, hyperphosphatemia, and hypertension.
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