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Denosumab for Tumor-Induced Hypercalcemia Complicated by Renal Failure

Anneke Bech, MD; and Hans de Boer, MD, PhD
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From Rijnstate Hospital, 6800 TA Arnhem, the Netherlands.

Potential Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.

Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(12):906-907. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-12-201206190-00026
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Time course of total serum calcium (top) and serum creatinine (bottom) levels in response to forced hydration, dexamethasone, and a single dose of denosumab administered on the first day of admission.

The dotted lines represent the normal range. Total serum calcium levels are corrected for albumin. To convert serum calcium levels from mmol/L to mg/dL, divide by 0.25. To convert serum creatinine levels from µmol/L to mg/dL, divide by 88.4. NaCl = sodium chloride.

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