[Mediastinal exploration by sternotomy in surgery of hyperparathyroidism. 36 cases].

Mediastinal exploration by sternotomy was carried out 36 times in 35 patients with evidence of hyperparathyroidism amongst a group of 1,461 operations for hyperparathyroidism between 1962 and 1987. The exploration was indicated 30 times as re-operation for hyperparathyroidism persistent after one or more negative cervicotomy procedures or recurrent, and 6… CONTINUE READING