Suppression of parathyroid hormone secretion with oral calcium in normal subjects and patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

Jack F. Tohme, John P. Bilezikian, Thomas Clemens, Shonni J. Silverberg, Elizabeth Shane, Robert Lindsay

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Exquisite sensitivity of normal parathyroid glands to small changes in ambient calcium concentrations and impaired sensitivity in primary hyperparathyroidism have been shown in vitro. Using an assay for PTH that detects rapid changes in PTH secretion (N-terminal-specific RIA; normal range,

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)951-956
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1990
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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