[Value of sono- and computerized tomography as a localization procedure in primary hyperparathyroidism].


A total of 56 patients underwent preoperative high-resolution sonography (4 MHz); 33 had additional computed tomography (4 mm slices, contrast material as drip infusion) to localize abnormal parathyroid tissue in primary hyperparathyroidism. The sensitivity of sonography was 48% compared to 38% for computed tomography. The efficiency of both techniques was… (More)


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