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FROM BMJ Increased calcium intake is associated with a reduced risk for primary hyperparathyroidism in women, in an analysis of Nurses' Health Study data.
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) affects around one in 800 people during their lifetime and is most common in post-menopausal women.
Replenishment requires extra care in primary hyperparathyroidism (which can coexist with vitamin D deficiency) and secondary hyperparathyroidism (to ensure absence of primary hyperparathyroidism).
Two studies reported intraoperative iPTH concentrations in peripheral or jugular veins in patients undergoing to parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism (3, 4).
The relationship between PTH and reninangiotensin-aldosterone system has been a matter of debate in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and still remains unresolved (7-8).
Introduction Primary hyperparathyroidism is a relatively common problem encountered in clinical endocrine practice.
Preoperative localization of a parathyroid adenoma in primary hyperparathyroidism has gained significance since the advent of minimally invasive procedures.
Primary hyperparathyroidism is usually due to a single parathyroid adenoma.