Persistent hyperparathyroidism as a risk factor for long-term graft failure: the need to discuss indication for parathyroidectomy.

@article{Araujo2018PersistentHA,
  title={Persistent hyperparathyroidism as a risk factor for long-term graft failure: the need to discuss indication for parathyroidectomy.},
  author={Maria J{\'u}lia Correia Lima Nepomuceno Araujo and Janaina Almeida Mota Ramalho and Rosilene Motta Elias and Vanda Jorgetti and William Carlos Nahas and Melani Ribeiro Cust{\'o}dio and Rosa Maria Afonso Moys{\'e}s and Elias David-Neto},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={163 5},
  pages={1144-1150}
}
BACKGROUND Although a successful kidney transplant (KTx) improves most of the mineral and bone disorders (MBD) produced by chronic kidney disease (CKD), hyperparathyroidism may persist (pHPT). Current guidelines recommend parathyroidectomy if serum parathormone is persistently elevated 1 year after KTx, because pHPT has been recently associated with poor… CONTINUE READING