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Post Hungry bone syndrome
on: January 15, 2012, 09:19
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How long does hungry bone syndrome last after a parathyroidectomy in a dialysis patient?

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Post Re: Hungry bone syndrome
on: January 15, 2012, 09:48
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Please find this link below:

Clinical course after total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in patients with end-stage renal failure.Am J Kidney Dis. 1999 Feb;33(2):304-11.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10023643

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Post Re: Hungry bone syndrome
on: January 15, 2012, 21:25
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The duration of hungry bone syndrome (HBS) can vary, but typically one can see the clinical effects of HBS (i.e., hypocalcemia, elevated bone alkaline phosphatase) anywhere between 4-9 weeks post-parathyroidectomy. Here's a graph of one such patient with HBS and the clinical course. Pay particular attention to the duration (x-axis) of each finding.

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Calcium and Phosphorous levels

Alkaline phosphatase levels

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