hypocalcaemia


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Related to hypocalcaemia: hypoparathyroidism, hypercalcemia

hypocalcaemia

(ˌhaɪpəʊkælˈsiːmɪə) or

hypocalcemia

n
(Medicine) med a deficiency of calcium in the blood
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Noun1.hypocalcaemia - abnormally low level of calcium in the blood; associated with hypoparathyroidism or kidney malfunction or vitamin D deficiency
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Postoperative hypocalcaemia is a common complication after total thyroidectomy but most often it is transient.
The patient developed severe, acute hypocalcaemia (corrected serum calcium level: 1.09 mmol/L; reference range: 2.15 - 2.50 mmol/L), precipitated by pancreatitis-induced saponification and aggressive administration of saline.
Hypocalcaemia has been diagnosed as a cause of hypothermia in ruminants (Rodastitis et al., 2009), which may explain the observed relationship between Ca and diarrhea in the current study.
Calcium Deficiency (Hypocalcaemia) is a global health problem but it is more severe in Pakistan.
Hypocalcaemia was corrected with administration of one ml/kg of a 10% solution of calcium gluconate every six to eight hours.
There are a few hypotheses to explain the relationship between ECG abnormalities or myocardial injury and acute pancreatitis, which includes: [1] vagally mediated reflexes (cardiobiliary reflex) (2,3); [2] electrolyte abnormalities, such as hypokalemia, hypocalcaemia, hyponatraemia (2); [3] toxic effects of pancreatic proteolytic enzymes on myocardium--trypsin can change platelet adhesiveness, influence the coagulation system and lead to coronary thrombosis (5); [4] coronary artery spasm (3); [5] haemodynamic instability and /or systemic inflammatory response (SIRS) induces cardiac damage such as severe sepsis or septic shock (3); and [6] prothrombotic derangement (3).
Huma Javed and Exome sequencing identifies a novel frame with secondary hypocalcaemia and Bacterial Communities in Drinking Water Supply System by Prof.
Huma Javed and Ex me sequencing identifies a novel frame with secondary hypocalcaemia and Bacterial Communities in Drinking Water Supply System by Prof.
These include hypogonadism and menopause, which predispose to osteoporosis, and hypomagnesaemia, which is associated with osteoporosis, hypocalcaemia, and familial hypocalcaemic hypercalciuria (FHH).7 Hypovitaminosis D is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and may worsen outcomes in diabetes.8 Complications of bone mineral ill-health, such as sarcopenia, may impair efforts to improve physical activity in diabetes, while diabetic complications like neuropathy and retinopathy can increase fracture risk.
Electrolytes and acid-base balance Systemic iCa imbalances stood out, with hypocalcaemia being much more common than hypercalcaemia, though most were asymptomatic, and all severe events were related to operational errors.