Increased plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and markers of inflammation related to atherosclerosis in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

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Christina Gerlach Ogard, Mads D Engelmann, Caroline Kistorp, Steen Levin Nielsen, Henrik Vestergaard

Increased risk of cardiovascular disease has been reported in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). The aim of this study was to evaluate novel plasma risk markers of cardiovascular disease in patients with PHPT.
Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Endocrinology
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)493-8
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005

    Research areas

  • Absorptiometry, Photon, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Atherosclerosis, Biological Markers, Bone Density, C-Reactive Protein, Case-Control Studies, Female, Humans, Hyperparathyroidism, Primary, Inflammation, Male, Middle Aged, Natriuretic Peptide, Brain, Parathyroidectomy, Peptide Fragments, Radionuclide Angiography, Regression Analysis

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