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excess of calcium in the urine, such as in hypercalcemia or in defective renal tubular reabsorption of calcium.
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The presence of calcium in the urine.
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The urinary excretion of calcium; sometimes used as a synonym for hypercalciuria.
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After three weeks, the S-ALP dropped to 50 [micro]kat/L and the boy was referred to the pediatric bone clinic as "non-healing vitamin D-deficient rickets." There, the S- Ca, P, PTH, phosphaturia, and calciuria were all normal.
Preoperative treatment of vitamin D deficiency with cholecalcipherol does not increase calciuria, the administration of iv bisphosphonates is recommended, preferring zolendronic acid to pamidronate for its effects on the calcium level [5, 10, 13, 15].
(9) The study of calciuria is recommended in women with osteoporosis and osteoporotic fracture.
Serum phosphorus, serum calcium, serum urea, serum albumin, isolated calciuria, creatinuria, and creatinine clearance were measured by colorimetric analysis (Modular Roche, Brazil), serum alkaline phosphatase was measured by an enzyme activity method, and ionized calcium was measured using a potentiometer.
Thiazide diuretics and dietary salt restriction are used to reduce calciuria and to prevent the occurrence of nephrocalcinosis and nephrolithiasis.
Laboratory Findings in these patients show hypophosphataemia with hyperphosphaturia, normocalcaemia with normal or reduced calciuria [Jan and Levine, 2008].
The calcium nutritional inventory, 24-hour calciuria, creatinuria and proteinuria; routine clinical and analytical parameters (hemoglobin, hematocrit, creatinine, uric acid) as well as other special parameters, such as calciotropic hormones (PTH, PTHrp) and vasoactive regulators (endothelin and nitritenitrate) were evaluated.
Determinar los factores relacionados con el desarrollo de la forma sintomatica de HI, para lo cual se estudiaron: la magnitud de la calciuria, el antecedente familiar de urolitiasis, el genero, la edad y la excrecion de oxalato de calcio.
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