[Compensatory hypertrophy of the parathyroid glands in rats].


In 40 rats 0.5-41 days after hemiparathyroidectomy the state of the contralateral organ has been studied. Thirty-eight intact animals have been used as controls. The function of the unoperated gland is considered according to the total calcium content in blood serum. The mitotic index of parathyrocytes is calculated, nucleometric and stereologic… (More)