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Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 20, Issue 7, pp 429–430 | Cite as

Minimally invasive, video-assisted parathyroid surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism

  • P. Miccoli
  • A. Pinchera
  • G. Cecchini
  • M. Conte
  • C. Bendinelli
  • E. Vignali
  • A. Picone
  • C. Marcocci
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Abstract

A new video-assisted surgical procedure for treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism combined with intraoperative quick PTH measurement was developed. This procedure was successfully used in 6 patients with a single parathyroid adenoma preoperatively localized by neck ultrasound examination.

Keywords

Adenoma Parathyroid Gland Primary Hyperparathyroidism Parathyroid Adenoma Parathyroid Hyperplasia 
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Copyright information

© Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Miccoli
    • 1
  • A. Pinchera
    • 2
  • G. Cecchini
    • 1
  • M. Conte
    • 1
  • C. Bendinelli
    • 1
  • E. Vignali
    • 2
  • A. Picone
    • 2
  • C. Marcocci
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di ChirurgiaUniversità di PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di EndocrinologiaUniversità di PisaPisaItaly

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