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How to Perform a Successful Exploration of the Neck for Primary Hyperparathyroidism



This chapter explains in detail how to perform a successful parathyroidectomy. If the technique suggested is followed closely, one would expect in excess of 95 % success rate for the management of primary hyperparathyroidism.


Bilateral neck exploration (BNE) Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FHH) Hyperparathyroidism Hypoparathyroidism Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy Parathyroid adenoma Parathyroid cancer Parathyroid hyperplasia Parathyroid surgery Sestamibi scan Vitamin D deficiency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryBarnet and Chase Farm Hospital NHS Trust, London DeaneryLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of General Surgery, Barnet and Chase Farm Hospital NHS TrustBupa Cromwell HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of EndocrinologyHammersmith and Ealing HospitalsLondonUK

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