Surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism: state of the art.

Lew JI, Solorzano CC
Surg Clin North Am. 2009 89 (5): 1205-25

PMID: 19836493 · DOI:10.1016/j.suc.2009.06.014

This article reviews the current state of the art regarding therapy for primary hyperparathyroidism. Clinical evaluation and indications for parathyroidectomy are described, followed by a review of surgical techniques currently being practiced and possible outcomes involved. Focused parathyroidectomy has become a successful alternative to conventional bilateral cervical exploration.

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Diagnostic Imaging Humans Hyperparathyroidism, Primary Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures Monitoring, Intraoperative Parathyroidectomy Parathyroid Glands

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