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Fluid Management

Fluid Management

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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