The effect of parathyroidectomy on patient survival in secondary hyperparathyroidism.

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Abstract

Secondary hyperparathyroidism is a common condition in patients with end-stage renal disease and is associated with osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. Despite improved medical treatment, parathyroidectomy (PTX) is still necessary for many patients on renal replacement therapy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of PTX on patient survival.

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  • Skåne University Hospital
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  • Urology and Nephrology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2027-2033
JournalNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Volume30
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes