Parathyroid function after successful renal transplantation.

  title={Parathyroid function after successful renal transplantation.},
  author={Johan F Botha and Johannes Reinhardt Botha},
  journal={South African journal of surgery. Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir chirurgie},
  volume={35 3},
PURPOSE The aim of this retrospective study was to assess parathyroid function after renal transplantation in patients with good renal function (creatinine < 133 mumol/l). METHODS AND MATERIALS Of 1,628 patients on whom we performed renal transplantation, 210 have stable good renal function as defined above. Total calcium (Ca), creatinine, albumin and parathyroid hormone (PTH) values were obtained from patient records at varying intervals after transplantation, and in 91/210 patients pre… CONTINUE READING