Latest Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) News
Surgical complications and symptom improvement, for example, did not differ significantly between total parathyroidectomy with and without autotransplantation.
The risk for premature death increased by 62% and 42% for stage 3 CKD patients with vitamin D deficiency and elevated parathyroid hormone levels, respectively.
Single-center study reveals a hospitalization rate of 14% following total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation.
Meta-analysis shows comparable efficacy in lowering iPTH, but analyses of patient-centered outcomes such as mortality and cardiovascular death were not possible.
Of 7 phosphate binders, iron-based agents were optimal when efficacy and safety are considered.
New survey shows that out-of-pocket costs are a major concern.
Bone mineral density in the lumbar spine and femoral neck increased over time in hemodialysis patients who underwent total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation.
SHPT in those aged 65 years or older is associated with lower eGFR, low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D, and use of furosemide.
After parathyroidectomy, morbidity and mortality rates were considerably higher in patients with secondary and tertiary vs primary hyperparathyroidism.
Almost 40% of pre-dialysis patients with stage 4-5 CKD patients and type 2 diabetes had lab results suggesting low turnover bone disease.
The risk of death more than tripled with iPTH levels above 600 pg/mL at 1 week after surgery.
Meta-analysis reveals a lower risk of recurrence and persistence of SHPT when total parathyoidectomy is performed without transplanting parathyroid tissue.
Among other changes, the new KDIGO guidelines highlight the potential dangers of hypercalcemia.
From 2003 to 2011 there was a 26.7% decrease in in-hospital mortality rate after hip fracture.
Patients often received sodium thiosulfate with other therapies.
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