hypocalcemia

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Related to hypocalcaemia: hypoparathyroidism, hypercalcemia

hypocalcemia

[‚hī·pō‚kal′sē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Condition in which there are reduced levels of calcium in the blood.
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Temporary hypocalcaemia was the most common early complication found in 93(17.
One patient who underwent total thyroidectomy for follicular carcinoma had transient hypocalcaemia and was treated with Vitamin D, calcium gluconate and patient recovered in 2 weeks.
Our study showed higher rate of hypocalcaemia than the previous studies.
Hypocalcaemia is usually thought to predispose genital organ prolapse.
Revisiting Negative Dietary Cation-Anion Difference Balancing for prepartum cows and its Impact on Hypocalcaemia and Performance.
Intravenous calcium supplementation was used to prevent hypocalcaemia.
1 g/dL, serum iron=40 [micro]g/dL, ferritin=5 ng/mL) and mild hypocalcaemia (serum calcium=8.
Hypocalcaemia accounted for 25% in one hundred fifty one patients.
Hypocalcaemia can also exert an additional depressive effect on endogenous glucose production, hence aggravate hypoglycaemia (Mandli et al.
Hypocalcaemia is frequently associated with hyperphosphataemia in CKD with its mechanism associated with primary hyposecretion of parathormone which results in a progressive decrease in blood calcium levels up to a steady state characterised by an equality between urinary calcium excretion and osseous calcium secretion [13,14].