Erminia Antonicelli Verrelli

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BACKGROUND Recently, some studies have emphasized the role of plasma 25-(OH)vitamin D (25OHD) levels in mineral metabolism dysregulation in chronic kidney diseases (CKDs). However, to date little attention has been paid to 25OHD metabolism abnormalities after renal transplantation (Tx). This cross-sectional study aimed to focus on its role in mineral(More)
BACKGROUND A persistent hyperphosphataemia represents one of the most important factors in the development of secondary hyperparathyroidism (sHPTH). The present prospective study was designed in order to test the hypothesis that a higher body mass index (BMI) may predispose to a larger body burden of phosphate (P), influencing by that way the severity of(More)
BACKGROUND An association between female gender and more aggressive patterns of secondary hyper-parathyroidism (sHPTH) has been suggested: an increased incidence of refractory sHPTH seems evident in females; therefore, necessitating parathyroidectomy (PTx). METHODS This study aimed to verify the existence of such an association and secondly to evaluate(More)
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