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hypocalcemia

[‚hī·pō‚kal′sē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Condition in which there are reduced levels of calcium in the blood.
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In the present study we tried to find out factors which can predict the occurrence of post-operative hypocalcaemia & hypoparathyroidism in total thyroidectomy patients, facilitating their early detection and institution of definitive management in time, preventing emergency admissions & catastrophes.
Acute hypocalcaemia is a rare cause of coronary artery spasm, and even more so when triggered by CKD and pancreatitis.
Interestingly, hypocalcaemia was significantly more frequent in comparison with hypomagnesaemia at the first hour after operation (55.5% versus 28%), nonetheless; its rate gradually decreased during the succeeding days.
Electrolytes and acid-base balance In the group, systemic iCa remained within a narrow range in one study (Evenepoel et al., 2007), but fluctuated in the other two with post levels around 1.0[+ or -]0.10 mmol/L; there were no symptomatic or severe hypocalcaemia reported (Buturovic-Ponikvar et al., 2008a; Buturovic-Ponikvar et al., 2008b).
One patient developed persistent hypocalcaemia beyond three months.
If thyroid surgeries are performed by pediatric surgeons without assistance, we believe that pediatric patients will frequently encounter recurrent laryngeal nerve injury, post-operative hypocalcaemia and long-term hospitalization issues.
The data also confirm that identifying the RLN with the medial approach does not increase the risk of operative complications, including vocal paralysis, hypocalcaemia, primary hemorrhage, or wound complications.
We performed a retrospective case series of patients with CKD stage 4 or 5, who developed clinically significant hypocalcaemia following denosumab therapy and presented to a tertiary hospital between December 2013 and February 2017.
de Boer et al., "Hypocalcaemia in patients with metastatic bone disease treated with denosumab," European Journal of Cancer, vol.
No patient in either group had prolonged or permanent hypocalcaemia. There were no cases of tracheal or esophageal injury, postoperative hemorrhage, or wound infection.