In medicine (endocrinology), hypoparathyroidism is decreased function of the parathyroid glands, leading to decreased levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH). The consequence, hypocalcemia, is a serious medical condition.


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Parathyroid Cancer Treatment
... Treatment may be one of the following: Surgery to remove the parathyroid gland (parathyroidectomy) and the half of the thyroid on the same side as the cancer (ipsilateral thyroidectomy). A clinical tr...
Source: National Cancer Institute

FDA Approves First in a New Class of Drugs to Treat Hyperparathyroidism Associated With Renal Failure and in Patients With Parathyroid Cancer
... FDA has approved Sensipar (cinacalcet), a drug to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis, and hypercalcemia in patients with parathyroid cancer. Cinaca...
Source: U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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