Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Chronic Kidney Disease: Clinical Consequences and Challenges

Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Chronic Kidney Disease: Clinical Consequences and Challenges

Identification: nnj_ma04A3
Issue: March-April 2004
Volume: Vol. 31, No. 2

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Goal: Discuss the effects of secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) on the entire body.

Objectives:

  1. List the potential adverse clinical outcomes related to inadequately controlled parathyroid hormone levels.
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of secondary hyperparathyroidsim.
  3. Discuss current therapeutic interventions and newer therapeutic approaches to treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism.


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