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ea0070aep161 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

The use of PET/CT with 11C-methionine for the diagnosis of a patient with renal hyperparathyroidism

Kolodziej Maciej , Saracyn Marek , Brodowska-Kania Dorota , Niemczyk Stanislaw , Kaminski Grzegorz

Background: Renal hyperparathyroidism (rHPT) may affect up to 30% of dialysispatients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). rHPT is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events (CE) and bone diseases such as pain or renal osteodystrophy. Total or subtotal parathyroidectomy may be a chance to reduce the severity of the symptoms and decrease the risk of CE and death. Pre-operative scintigraphy and ultrasound diagnostics in rHPT may be insufficient at even up to 60% ...