Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017
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Background: A significant proportion of patients with chronic kidney disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) remain hyperparathyroid after kidney transplantation, a state known as tertiary HPT.
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Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), a very frequent, severe, and worsening complication of chronic kidney disease, is characterized by high serum parathyroid hormone (PTH), parathyroid gland hyperplasia, and disturbances in mineral metabolism.
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Introduction: Calcium sensing receptor is an important target for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT). Etelcalcetide hydrochloride is a novel peptide calcimimetic agent that ...
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