calcitriol

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calcitriol

[‚kal·sə′trī‚ōl]
(biochemistry)
1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, the form of vitamin D that is involved in intestinal absorption of Ca2+and Ca2+resorption by bone.
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These analyses indicated a significant survival benefit for 28 of 42 subgroups treated with Zemplar and in no subgroup was Calcijex favored.
Calcijex is indicated in the management of hypocalcemia in patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis.
For hemodialysis patients included in this analysis, receiving Zemplar was associated with a higher survival rate compared to receiving Calcijex," said the study's principal investigator, Ravi Thadhani, M.
The retrospective analysis was performed using a database of demographic, disease state and outcome information collected by health care professionals at the time of patient treatment and included patients who received Zemplar or Calcijex between 1999 and 2001.