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Biochem 2

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Prophylaxis for tumor lysis syndrome Allopurinol or raspuricase and hydration
Raspuricase/ urate oxidase turns uric acid intoAllantoin
Why is tumor lysis syndrome an emergencyHyperphosphatemia -> arrhythmias and also uric acid precipitates in kidney -> uropathy and acute renal failure
Patients with bone metastases what can be usedDenosumab; decrease risk of bone loss and fracture
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