Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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Transplantation

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Fabry Disease

Fabry Disease

Explore the pathophysiology and treatment options for Fabry disease, a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A

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Journal articles

Systematic review of surgical and medical treatment for tertiary hyperparathyroidism.

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.

Added 2 months ago

Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism: the clinical utility of etelcalcetide.

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.

Added 5 months ago

Etelcalcetide for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism.

Introduction: Calcium sensing receptor is an important target for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT). Etelcalcetide hydrochloride is a novel peptide calcimimetic agent that ...

Added 9 months ago

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