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ea0026p572 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2011

Phosphate levels inversely correlate with aortic stiffness in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

Athanasouli Fanni , Papadopoulos Leonidas , Vemmou Anastasia , Chalaris Konstantine , Efthimiou Evelin , Athanasoulis Theodore , Papamichael Christos , Stamatelopulos Kimon , Terpos Evangelos , Alevizaki Maria

Introduction: Although data on the association of primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) with cardiovascular disease are accumulating, there is still controversy on this issue. Moreover, possible associations of aortic stiffness and central aortic pressures with pHPT and associated effective molecules have not been addressed.Methods: Seventy patients with pHPT were consecutively recruited from the outpatientsÂ’ clinic of an academic department of endocri...