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Table 3 Biochemical profiles of the 30 patients

From: Subtotal Parathyroidectomy and Relocation of the Parathyroid Remnant for Renal Hyperparathyroidism: modification of a traditional operation

  Pre-operative
(Mean ± SD)
Post-operative
(Mean ± SD)
6 Months Post-operative
(Mean ± SD)
Calcium (mmol/L)
Normal range: 2.15 – 2.55
2.5±0.5 2.1±0.3 2.2±0.3
Phosphate (mmol/L)
Normal range: 0.8 – 1.33
1.7±0.7 1.6±0.6 1.7±0.7
PTH (pmol/L)
Normal range: 1.6-6.9
158.4±109.4 11.4±12.1 18.4±31.4
ALP (U/L)
Normal range: 36 -104
300.0±333.2 231.3±182.8 116.8±152.8†‡
  1. p < 0.05 when compared to pre-operative value
  2. p < 0.05 when compared to post-operative value