May 8, 2015

Bone histomorphometry before and after long-term treatment with cinacalcet in dialysis patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism

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This long-term follow-up study of dialysis patient treated with cinacalcet for 6-12 months showed improved PTH, biochemical markers as well as bone histology.  Of the 77 patients that underwent a second bone biopsy at 12 months, 20 had normal had a normal bone biopsy.

 

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