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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 20
Published: 30 June 1980
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03284-0
EISBN: 978-3-318-03284-0
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491039
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... Abstract Parathyroid carcinoma (PC) is a rare endocrine malignancy, accounting for <1% of all cases of sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and up to 15% in the hereditary hyperparathyroidism-jaw tumor syndrome. Genomic alterations identified in PC are mostly represented by CDC73...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/000491047
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
... Abstract Several studies have investigated replacement therapy with recombinant human parathyroid hormone [rhPTH(1-84)] for patients affected by chronic hypoparathyroidism who are not adequately controlled with standard treatment. In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the USA...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 51
Published: 04 December 2018
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06409-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-06409-4
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 49
Published: 26 April 2018
10.1159/000486003
EISBN: 978-3-318-06335-6
... Abstract Parathyroid glands are the main regulator of body mineral metabolism through parathormone (PTH) actions on bone and kidney. Experimental evidence suggests that PTH may have non-classical target organs such as adipose tissue, arterial vascular wall, cardiac muscle cells, and adrenal...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 50
Published: 20 April 2018
10.1159/000486060
EISBN: 978-3-318-06339-4
... Abstract Classic endocrine feedback loops ensure the regulation of blood calcium. Calcium in the extracellular fluid (ECF) binds and activates the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) on the parathyroid cells, leading to an increase in intracellular calcium. This in turn leads to a reduced...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 45
Published: 21 March 2016
10.1159/000442273
EISBN: 978-3-318-02738-9
... Abstract Ultrasonography (US) represents the most sensitive and efficient method for the evaluation of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. Infectious and autoimmune thyroiditis are common diseases, usually diagnosed and followed up by clinical examination and laboratory analyses. Nevertheless...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 45
Published: 21 March 2016
10.1159/000442274
EISBN: 978-3-318-02738-9
... Abstract Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are advanced imaging modalities that are not typically utilized as part of the initial evaluation of thyroid and parathyroid pathology. However, both modalities have applications in complex cases, particularly...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 24
Published: 04 February 2013
10.1159/000342494
EISBN: 978-3-318-02268-1
... Abstract End-organ resistance to the actions of parathyroid hormone (PTH) is defined as pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP). Described originally by Fuller Albright and his colleagues in early 1940s, this rare genetic disease is subclassified into two types according to the nephrogenous response...
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Published: 22 June 2012
10.1159/000338528
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9973-3
...) Gould SE: Pathology of the Heart, Springfield, Charles C. Thomas, 1953; 3. Henry JF, Audiffret J, Denizot A: The nonrecurrent inferior laryngeal nerve: review of 33 cases, including two on the left side. Surgery 1988;104:977 4. Randolph GW: Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands...
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