Autotransplantation of diseased parathyroid glands into subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue.

@article{Jansson1987AutotransplantationOD,
  title={Autotransplantation of diseased parathyroid glands into subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue.},
  author={Svante Jansson and L. E. Tisell},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={549-56}
}
From October 1981 to the end of 1984, 13 patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and 17 with secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) received fresh autografts of diseased parathyroid tissue into their subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissue. Because of previous surgery to treat hyperparathyroidism (HPT) (23%), concomitant thyroid surgery (26%), and a high proportion of multiglandular disease (73%), the patients were at high risk for HPT. During the follow-up period, hypercalcemia was… CONTINUE READING

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