Bone metabolism, parathyroid hormone, and calcitonin in paraplegia

Abstract

In paraplegia, osteoporosis below the neurological lesion occurs early after the spinal cord affection. The serum levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcitonin (CT), using a radioimmunoassay for the measurement of immunoreactivity, were studied in 12 paraplegic patients for 9 months following onset. Serum Ca and P levels, urinary hydroxyproline… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02441186

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