Surgery of the Parathyroids

  • Anthony J. Edis
  • Luis A. Ayala
  • Richard H. Egdahl
Part of the Comprehensive Manuals of Surgical Specialties book series (CMSS)

Abstract

Hyperparathyroidism (HPT) may be more common than previously suspected. More and more cases are being discovered through the increased use of multichannel biochemical screening as part of the general medical examination. Boonstra and Jackson [10] found proved HPT in 1 of every 834 patients (0.12 percent) when serum calcium was routinely measured in all ambulatory patients admitted to their institution.

Keywords

Parathyroid Gland Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Primary Hyperparathyroidism Parathyroid Adenoma Serum Calcium Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony J. Edis
    • 1
  • Luis A. Ayala
    • 2
  • Richard H. Egdahl
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Centro Médico de CaracasPlaza El EstanqueSan Bernardino, Caracas 101Venezuela
  3. 3.Boston University Medical CenterBostonUSA

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