Cardiovascular Events before and after Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism

  title={Cardiovascular Events before and after Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism},
  author={Peter Vestergaard and Charlotte Louise Mollerup and Vibe Geds\o Fr\okj{\ae}r and Peer Christiansen and D.M.Sc. Mogens Blichert-Toft and D.M.Sc. Leif Mosekilde},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
Abstract Cardiovascular disease [atherosclerosis and subsequent myocardial infarction (MI)] has been associated with primary hyperparathyroidism. We aimed at studying cardiovascular events before and after surgery and mortality after surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism using a historical follow-up design. A total of 674 patients who underwent surgery at three Danish centers between January 1, 1979 and December 31, 1997 were compared with 2021 age- and gender-matched controls. There was an… CONTINUE READING


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