Michael F Borah

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Management of secondary hyperparathyroidism is challenging with traditional therapy. The calcimimetic cinacalcet HCl acts on the calcium-sensing receptor to increase its sensitivity to calcium, thereby reducing parathyroid hormone (PTH) secretion. This phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study evaluated the efficacy and safety(More)
Daily measurements of nitrogen balance were made at two levels of protein intake in five patients undergoing chronic intermittent dialysis therapy. During ingestion of high (1.4 g/kg of body wt) protein intake, nitrogen balance was positive on nondialysis days and negative on dialysis days, so that cumulative balance for the week of study was not different(More)
A 54-year-old man presented to his primary care physician with a 6-foot-long tapeworm in a jar after noting the specimen in a bowel movement the previous day. For several days prior to passing the worm, he had loose, non-bloody stools without abdominal pain or nausea. His past medical history was remarkable for a remote beef tapeworm infection. He denied(More)
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