When there will never be a randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

There are many unanswered questions about how to manage secondary hyperparathyroidism and associated alterations in mineral metabolism in patients with end-stage renal disease. We provide commentary on an observational study by Komaba et al. that presents interesting new insights into the long-standing controversy related to the impact of parathyroidectomy on survival of hemodialysis patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Scialla, JJ; Wolf, M

Published Date

  • August 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 88 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 220 - 222

PubMed ID

  • 26230199

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5505498

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1523-1755

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/ki.2015.123


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States