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Effect on mortality of elective parathyroid surgery in 103 patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), our experience.

Research paper by Deborah D Sylvester, Rishi R Srivastava, Archie A Lamplugh, Victoria V Allgar, Chris C Snowden, Sunil S Bhandari, James J England

Indexed on: 12 Oct '16Published on: 12 Oct '16Published in: Clinical Otolaryngology



Abstract

Hyperparathyroidism attributed to chronic renal failure contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality. In our 103 parathyroidectomy patients matched to 1404 non-surgical patients, long-term mortality was reduced. This difference could not be attributed to differences in age, sex, time on renal replacement therapy or co-morbidities between the groups. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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