hypocalcemia


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Related to hypocalcemia: 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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Comparison of low versus high calcium "anionic" diets for prevention of hypocalcemia and milk fever.
Neonatal hypocalcemia is defined as total serum calcium level less than 2.
None of the cows showed any clinical symptoms on day -3 and diseases other than hypocalcemia on day 0 were excluded.
Conclusions: The frequency of hypocalcemia is significant in the jaundiced neonates treated with phototherapy.
Our results show that calculated calcium values have poor diagnostic sensitivity for hypocalcemia.
The author made incorrect statements on page 607 regarding hyperphosphatemia and hypocalcemia and the escalation of fracture risk.
Symptomatic hypocalcemia following intravenous administration of zoledronic acid in a breast cancer patient.
Postoperative complications after substernal goiter resection include recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy in 3 to 6% of cases, (2,5) transient postoperative hypocalcemia in 10 to 15%, (3) and delayed extubation.
The only exception is that of increased rates of hypocalcemia in patients using denosumab (Henry et al.
Biochemical hypocalcemia was defined as total serum calcium concentration <8mg/dL (institutional reference range 8.
This hypocalcemia is the result of the rapid influx of calcium into the bone as the resorption effect of circulating PTH is abolished and the bone formation is pursued and improved.