This webinar will cover the basic approach to the diagnosis of hypoparathyroidism and how to make the diagnosis and initiate therapy. The outcomes of chronic management of the disorder and the shortcomings of therapy for the condition will be reviewed. Dr. Shoback will review the effects of hypoparathyroidism on bone and the effects of treating patients with hypoparathyroidism with PTH and the effects of PTH on bone. Quality of life for patients with this disorder will be reviewed along with responses in these parameters to treatment.
- To review the differential diagnosis of hypocalcemia and the etiologies of hypoparathyroidism
- To understand the long-term complications of the disorder and its treatment
- To review the outcomes of treating hypoparathyroidism with PTH peptides
This webinar is supported by Ascendis Pharma.