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Correction of hypercalcemia and hypophosphatemia by hemodialysis using a conventional, calcium-containing dialysis solution enriched with phosphorus.

Authors
  • Leehey, D J
  • Ing, T S
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1997
Volume
29
Issue
2
Pages
288–290
Identifiers
PMID: 9016904
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report a woman with hypercalcemia and hypophosphatemia due to primary hyperparathyroidism. Hemodialysis using a phosphorus-enriched, conventional, calcium-containing dialysis solution resulted in the simultaneous correction of hypercalcemia and hypophosphatemia, resulting in a marked improvement of the patient's impaired mental status.

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