Effect of cellulose phosphate and dietary calcium restriction in primary hyperparathyroidism.


1. The bivalent cation-binding agent, cellulose phosphate, together with a low calcium diet was given for 6 days to nine patients with primary hyperparathyroidism subsequently verified at surgery. 2. Urinary calcium fell promptly by 8-4 mmol/24 h, and by 70% and reached amounts below 4-0 mmol/24 h in five of the nine patients. The magnitude of fall may have… (More)


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