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A 24-hour urine sample for calcium-creatinine ratio should be checked to distinguish PHPT from rare disorder of familial hypercalcaemic
hypercalciuria, where the ratio is below [0.
In patients with hypercalcaemic
pancreatitis, temporary or definite therapies to lower calcium levels such as forced diuresis, haemodialysis, biphosphonate therapy, steroids (e.
Based on our experience it is suggested that all the patients of primary hypercalcaemic
adenomatoua hyperparathyroidism with severe vitamin D deficiency, osteitis fibrosa and larger parathyroid adenoma (22-24) should be investigated for tertiary hyperparathyroidism, evolving on the background of prolonged secondary hyperparathyroidism in mothers with vitamin D deficiency osteomalacia (25-28) to avoid erroneously high estimation of primary hyperparathyroidism in Indian perspective.
Additionally, cortisol influences the regulation of calcium uptake, promoting hypercalcaemic
effects in fish (Flik and Verbost, 1993).
Parathyroid hormone-related peptide, measured by a midmolecule radioimmunoassay, in various hypercalcaemic
and normocalcaemic conditions.
5 mg/dl), 17(68%) hypercalcaemic
patients (serum Ca> 10.
Various mutations of the CaR gene give rise to gain or loss of functions leading respectively to hypo- or hypercalcaemic
Performing a safe and effective anaesthesia for parathyroid surgery under hypercalcaemic
conditions can become a problem for anaesthesiologists.