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SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM

Skin Sodium Linked to LVH in CKD Patients

Vertebral Fracture Common in ESRD

In a small study, 34% of dialysis patients had vertebral fractures, and patients in the highest tertile of parathyroid hormone level had a nearly 3-fold increased risk of these fractures compared with those in the middle tertile.
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Oral Evocalcet Appears Effective for SHPT

In 2 small trials of Japanese patients with SHPT on dialysis, evocalcet treatment reduced iPTH to target levels in a majority of patients within 30 to 32 weeks.
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