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[Calcium and phosphorus metabolism in patients on chronic intermittent haemodialysis with different calcium concentrations in the dialysate (author's transl)].

@article{Kovarik1979CalciumAP,
  title={[Calcium and phosphorus metabolism in patients on chronic intermittent haemodialysis with different calcium concentrations in the dialysate (author's transl)].},
  author={Josef Kovarik and Helmut Graf and H. K. Stummvoll and A. Wolf and Wulf F. Pinggera},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1979},
  volume={91 22},
  pages={
          765-8
        }
}
A study was carried out in 25 patients on chronic intermittent haemodialysis on the effect of increasing the dialysate calcium concentration from 1.5 to 1.75 mMol/l on calcium and phosphorus metabolism. In 16 patients the increase in the dialysate calcium resulted in a sufficiently large increase in the plasma Ca level to suppress the parathyroid glands. The calcium influx during dialysis in these patients was sufficient to abolish the effects of diminished calcium absorption from the intestine… 
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