Gennari C, Gonnelli S, Agnusdei D, Civitelli R.
Exp Gerontol. 1990;25(3):339-47. doi: 10.1016/0531-5565(90)90071-9.
Calcitonin has been isolated and its structure defined from several species, including man. Synthetic preparations of several calcitonins are available for clinical use. Of these, porcine (pCT), human (hCT), and salmon (sCT) have been synthetized according to their natural...
Arch Intern Med. 1989 Dec;149(12):2765-7.
Several agents are available for treatment of Paget's disease of bone, but their long-term use may be limited by resistance or adverse effects. I have treated two patients with exceptionally severe polyostotic Paget's disease (serum alkaline phosphatase values 25-...
Calcif Tissue Int. 1991;49:S14-5. doi: 10.1007/BF02561371.
This article reviews several of our studies in which we evaluated the effect of nasal salmon calcitonin in preventing bone loss in normal women just after menopause. In the first study, after treatment with nasal salmon calcitonin, bone loss...
Gennari C, Agnusdei D, Camporeale A.
Calcif Tissue Int. 1991;49:S9-13. doi: 10.1007/BF02561370.
In osteoporosis, calcitonin exerts an analgesic effect that is unrelated to its effect on bone. Although the precise mechanism has yet to be clarified, there is some evidence that the analgesic effect of calcitonin may be mediated through the...
Marsh M, Burger HG.
Aust Fam Physician. 1992 Apr;21(4):407-11.
Endocrinology covers diverse groups of organs and diseases. In this article, advances in the investigation of thyroid dysfunction, the management of Paget's disease of bone and the investigation and management of polycystic ovary syndrome are discussed.
Morales Pereira A.
P R Health Sci J. 1990 Apr;9(1):85-7.
A discussion of the problems associated with the menopause and a regime to combat its effects is described. Treatment of the psychological aspects of menopause is stressed as well as the estrogen-replacement therapy.
Merzon AK, Glezer GA, Doviner AD, Briskin AI, Pesikov IaS.
Kardiologiia. 1978 Jul;18(7):86-91.
Examination of 20 individuals without any pathological conditions of the cardiovascular system and 8 patients with myocardial hypertrophy has shown that the hypocalciemic hormone of the thyroid gland thyrocalcitonin has a certain negative inotropic effect and does not possess...
Renier JC, Moreau R, Bernat M, Basle M, Jallet P, Minier JF.
Rev Rhum Mal Osteoartic. 1979 Apr;46(4):235-41.
The authors studied 20 patients suffering from algodystrophy (23 localizations) by triple scintigraphy with technetium, using pyrophosphate to study the importance of bone changes, marked red blood cells to measure the vascular volume, and pertechnetate to measure the interstitial...
Vnitr Lek. 1991 Nov-Dec;37(11):898-900.
The author describes the excellent effect of two-years therapy of a female patient suffering from multiple myeloma, using the calcitonin preparation Miacalcic Sandoz. During the two and a half year follow up of the patient only a small progression...
Ralston SH, Alzaid AA, Gardner MD, Boyle IT.
Br Med J (Clin Res Ed). 1986 Jun 14;292(6535):1549-50. doi: 10.1136/bmj.292.6535.1549.
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Eight patients with cancer associated hypercalcaemia were treated with the combination of aminohydroxypropylidene diphosphonate and salmon calcitonin for six days. Serum calcium concentration fell significantly within 24 hours of starting treatment due to a reduction in bone resorption and...
Biomedicine. 1976 Jun;24(3):159-62.
No abstract available.
Dis Mon. 1972 Dec;1-56.
No abstract available.