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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:40:56 GMT
• Hold the central lymph node dissection for small parathyroid tumors? - The Oncology Report

Hold the central lymph node dissection for small parathyroid tumors?
The Oncology Report
Key clinical point: Central lymph node dissection may not be needed for patients with small parathyroid tumors. Major finding: In a multivariate analysis, tumors 3 cm or greater and the presence of metastasis were predictive of worse survival, with respective ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:03:33 GMT
• New Calcimimetic Agent for Hyperparathyroidism Shows Promise in Kidney ... - Pharmacy Times

New Calcimimetic Agent for Hyperparathyroidism Shows Promise in Kidney ...
Pharmacy Times
In a second Phase 3 study, Amgen's investigational treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are receiving hemodialysis achieved its primary and secondary endpoints, the drug manufacturer ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:26:07 GMT
• Amgen phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 to treat SHPT in patients with CKD ... - pharmabiz.com

Amgen phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 to treat SHPT in patients with CKD ...
pharmabiz.com
The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with > 30 per cent reduction from baseline in parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels during an Efficacy Assessment Phase (EAP) defined as the period between weeks 20 and 27. These results follow the recent ...

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:30:28 GMT
• Parathyroid surgery recommended for the symptomatic - Lewiston Sun Journal

Parathyroid surgery recommended for the symptomatic
Lewiston Sun Journal
I had a bone density test, which showed osteopenia, especially in my left hip. I was told that I have hyperparathyroidism, and the only treatment is to have the affected parathyroid glands removed. I was told to come back in six months, unless I want surgery ...


Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:23:38 GMT
• Parathyroid surgery for the symptomatic - Kilgore News Herald

Parathyroid surgery for the symptomatic
Kilgore News Herald
They secrete parathyroid hormone, which is absolutely critical to calcium metabolism, working with vitamin D to adjust absorption and excretion of calcium, as well as movement of calcium into and out of bones. Once in a while, for no known reason, one ...

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