ea0050p064 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2017
, Cheyne Elizabeth
, Parfitt Vernon
, Chau Fong
, Tatovic Danijela
The milk alkali syndrome was well known in the pre-proton pump inhibitor era when remedies for peptic ulcer included a large amount of calcium and sodium bicarbonate resulting in hypercalcaemia, metabolic alkalosis and often acute kidney injury. In a study done from 1998 to 2003, milk alkali syndrome was the cause of hypercalcaemia in 8.8 percent of the cases which is a significant percentage, so awareness about it is important.<p class="abste...