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ea0032p129 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

Does recognition of vitamin D deficiency affect the indication for surgical treatment in asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism?

Gianotti Laura , Tassone Francesco , Pellegrino Micaela , Baffoni Claudia , Cassibba Sara , Magro Gianpaolo , Cesario Flora , Borretta Giorgio

Introduction: Current guidelines for the management of asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism (A-pHPT) recommend that 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels should be assessed in all patients and vitamin D deficiency (VDD) should be cautiously corrected. It is unknown whether VDD affects the probability to meet surgical criteria currently proposed for A-pHPT. Aim of study was to evaluate whether VDD recognition affects the probability to meet surgical criteria in A-pHPT patients.<p ...