[New therapeutic strategies in secondary hyperparathyroidism on dialysis (II): vitamin D analogues and calcium-mimetics].


Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHP) is a frequent complication of dialysis patients. In this second article we will analyze the new vitamin D analogs, capable of decreasing parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels with a lower effect on intestinal calcium and phosphorus absorption. Among other advantages described in the experimental setting, paricalcitol shows a… (More)


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