Near-total parathyroidectomy is beneficial for patients with secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism

Kresimira Milas, Collin J. Weber

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Abstract

Despite several options for the extent of parathyroidectomy in secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism, 95% patients. IOPTH monitoring and cryopreservation are valuable procedural adjuncts. Limb salvage in calciphylaxis, symptomatic relief, and improved bone density are substantial benefits to recommend this procedure to patients with renal hyperparathyroidism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1252-1260
Number of pages9
JournalSurgery
Volume136
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004
Externally publishedYes

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