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Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Summary

Description: Abnormally elevated PARATHYROID HORMONE secretion as a response to HYPOCALCEMIA. It is caused by chronic KIDNEY FAILURE or other abnormalities in the controls of bone and mineral metabolism, leading to various BONE DISEASES, such as RENAL OSTEODYSTROPHY.

Also Known As: Hyperparathyroidism, Secondary; Hyperparathyroidisms, Secondary; Secondary Hyperparathyroidisms

Networked: 3436 relevant articles (243 outcomes, 391 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Calcitriol (Calcijex) : 50 outcomes 52 studies in 349 results : FDA 15 Generic
  2. Vitamin D : 49 outcomes 48 studies in 649 results : FDA 10 Generic
  3. cinacalcet (Sensipar) : 47 outcomes 69 studies in 299 results : FDA 3
  4. Calcium : 30 outcomes 67 studies in 764 results : IBA
  5. Parathyroid Hormone (Parathormone) : 22 outcomes 56 studies in 523 results : IBA
  6. hydroxide ion : 16 outcomes 29 studies in 211 results : IBA
  7. paricalcitol (Zemplar) : 13 outcomes 22 studies in 98 results : FDA 3
  8. Phosphorus : 11 outcomes 25 studies in 227 results : IBA
  9. 1-hydroxycholecalciferol (alfacalcidol) : 11 outcomes 17 studies in 52 results : IBA
  10. maxacalcitol : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 45 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

  1. Kidney Diseases (Kidney Disease)
  2. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure)
  3. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure)
  4. Hypercalcemia (Milk Alkali Syndrome)
  5. Hyperphosphatemia
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Key Therapies for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

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  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 50 outcomes 83 studies in 491 results
  2. Parathyroidectomy : 20 outcomes 43 studies in 453 results
  3. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) : 6 outcomes 4 studies in 31 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 60 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 37 results
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