[Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in renal insufficiency: role of calcitriol, sevelamer and cinacalcet].

Abstract

Along with the decrease in kidney function arises a secondary hyperparathyroidism, which constitutes one of the most important risk factor for mortality in patients suffering from renal insufficiency. Treating secondary hyperparathyroidism is challenging, as most of the parameters of mineral metabolism are interconnected. We review here the pathophysiology… (More)

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