Clinical course after total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in patients with end-stage renal failure.


In patients with chronic renal failure, hyperparathyroidism is a common problem and surgical parathyroidectomy (PTX) is frequently required. The three different surgical approaches are subtotal PTX, total PTX with autotransplantation, and total PTX without autotransplantation. Recurrence of hyperparathyroidism varies from 5% to 80% in different studies for… (More)