Parathyroidectomy in chronic renal failure: short- and long-term results on parathyroid function, blood pressure and anemia.

@article{Coen2001ParathyroidectomyIC,
  title={Parathyroidectomy in chronic renal failure: short- and long-term results on parathyroid function, blood pressure and anemia.},
  author={Giorgio M Coen and Santo Calabria and Guido Bellinghieri and F Pecchini and Feruccio Conte and Maria Grazia Chiappini and Michele Ferrannini and Cinzia Lagona and Agostino Mallamace and Micaela Manni and Monica DiLuca and Daniela Sardella and Franco Taggi},
  journal={Nephron},
  year={2001},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={149-55}
}
To evaluate the long-term results of parathyroidectomy (PTX) on parathyroid function, blood pressure and anemia, data of 45 patients with secondary Hyperparathyroidism in dialysis who had undergone PTX were collected retrospectively from 8 different dialysis units. The patients, 25 M and 20 F, mean age 56 +/- 11 years, who were followed up for an average period of 3.3 +/- 2.3 years, were divided into four groups according to the surgical procedure: 19 patients had had a subtotal PTX; 10… CONTINUE READING
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