Articles related to HYPERPARATHYROIDISM
Images in Clinical Medicine: Quadriceps Tendon Ruptures
A recent case of a 38-year-old man with end-stage renal disease highlighted the rare but significant complication of quadriceps tendon rupture, often associated with chronic kidney disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Emergency Medicine November 15th 2023
Jury Awards $1.4 Million Verdict Against Philadelphia Nurse Practitioner Who Failed to Treat Hyperthyroidism
This recent $1.4 million verdict in a medical malpractice case against a nurse practitioner serves as a critical reminder of the complexities surrounding legal responsibility in healthcare. Learn more about how this could impact your practice and the supervision of nurse practitioners.
All Specialties September 7th 2023
Estimated Effect of Parathyroidectomy on Long-Term Kidney Function in Adults with Primary Hyperparathyroidism
In this target trial emulation involving nearly 44,000 patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), similar declines in kidney function at 5 and 10 years were seen in patients managed with parathyroidectomy and in those managed nonoperatively. Thus, in this study, parathyroidectomy had no effect on long-term kidney function in older adults with PHPT.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism April 19th 2023
Mortality and Morbidity in Mild Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Results From a 10-Year Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Parathyroidectomy Versus Observation
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is associated with increased risk for fractures, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and cancer, along with increased mortality. In mild PHPT with modest hypercalcemia and without known morbidities, parathyroidectomy is debated because no long-term randomized trials have been performed related to it.
Cardiology April 27th 2022