Calcitonin levels in chronic renal disease.

@article{Silva1977CalcitoninLI,
  title={Calcitonin levels in chronic renal disease.},
  author={Omega L. Silva and Kenneth L. Becker and R J Shalhoub and Richard H. Snider and L E Bivins and Colleen F. Moore},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={1977},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={12-8}
}
High levels of serum calcitonin were found in patients with chronic renal failure. Serum calcitonin correlated directly with the phosphate to total calcium ratio; calcitonin levels correlated inversely with serum calcium in those patients on dialysis and directly with serum calcium in nondialysis patients. All patients had elevated serum gastrin. The high… CONTINUE READING