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ea0086op5.4 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2022

Prospective clinical trial of a novel, reusable, pocket size Point of Care device to measure ionized calcium in venous and capillary blood and saliva

Rozalen Garcia Virginia , Abdel Aziz Tarek , Soromani Christina , Kurzawinski Tom

Background: Patients with hypoparathyroidism require frequent calcium measurements and currently there is no point of care device allowing this to be done at home by patients themselves. The aim of our study was to evaluate whether ionized calcium(iCa) can be accurately measured in venous and capillary blood and saliva by a repurposed device LAQUA.(R&D Ref 18/0058– IRAS 236079)Methods: Patients undergoing thyroid and parathyroid surgery underwen...