Cardiovascular aspects of primary hyperparathyroidism.

@article{Walker2008CardiovascularAO,
  title={Cardiovascular aspects of primary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Marcella Donovan Walker and Shonni J. Silverberg},
  journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 10},
  pages={
          925-31
        }
}
Data concerning the cardiovascular manifestations of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) are inconsistent, which is due, in part, to the decrease in disease severity over the last several decades. In areas where patients tend to be more symptomatic, data support the presence of cardiovascular findings including myocardial and vascular calcification as well as increased cardiovascular mortality. Data from the cohorts in whom the disease is characterized by mild hypercalcemia, suggest that… CONTINUE READING

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