Journal of Biology and Today's World

ISSN - 2322-3308

Hisham Mostafa Tawfik

Nephrology Unit, Minia University, Minya, Egypt


  • Research Article   
    The Relation between Hyperparathyroidism and Premature Atherosclerosis in Haemodialysis Patients at Minia University Hospital
    Author(s): Hisham Mostafa Tawfik*

    Secondary hyperparathyroidism and elevated blood levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH) may play an important role in the pathogenesis of the triglyceridemia of chronic renal failure. A cross-sectional study was carried out at El Minia university hospital dialysis unit. In our study, 189 patients on dialysis and 50 healthy individuals have been included in our study, all of them subjected to full history taking, clinical examination, lipid profile analysis, bone mineral parameters analysis (Ca+2, ph+4, PTH, Alp). They were classified into three groups: Group I: Includes 105 patients on dialysis their parathyroid hormone level less than 300 pg/ml, Group II: Includes 84 patients on dialysis their parathyroid hormone level more than 300 pg/ml, Group III: Includes 50 healthy individuals, as a control group. We found that there is highly significant statistical differenc.. View More»

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