Tag: "hyperparathyroidism" at medical news
Higher dose formulation of FOSRENOL approved to reduce serum phosphorus in esrd patients
...d to increased rates of death, renal bone disease, hyperparathyroidism
and calcification of tissues. Also, evidence shows hyperphosphatemia may contribute to cardiovascular disease, which accounts for almost half of all deaths among dialysis patients. FOSRENOL(R) is indicated to reduce serum phosphorus in patients wit...
Dialysis patients may be overmedicated due to unreliable blood test
...oid gland, which helps diagnose conditions such as hyperparathyroidism
or to determine causes of abnormal regulation of calcium by the bones of patients with renal disease, which can lead to arterial calcification. Levels of PTH that are too high or too low can affect calcium metabolism, bone integrity and cause vascul...
Obesity linked to hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease
...cal Center, in Salem, Va. "Since both obesity and hyperparathyroidism
are very complex problems in CKD, establishing an ...t role in maintaining normal bone structure. When hyperparathyroidism
develops, it can lead not only to bone abnormalities but also to increased rates of cardiovascular d...