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Parathyroidectomy for SHPT Reduces Aortic Calcification

In a small study of hemodialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism, abdominal aortic calcification decreased more in patients who underwent parathyroidectomy than in those in a control group over 1 year.

VDRAs Do Not Lower Cardiovascular Event Risk in HD

Trial results do not support use of vitamin D receptor activators to prevent cardiovascular events in patients with end-stage renal disease and low intact parathyroid hormone levels.
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