Elevated parathyroid hormone levels after parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism.

  title={Elevated parathyroid hormone levels after parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Aviram Mizrachi and Hanna Gilat and G. Bachar and Raphael M Feinmesser and Thomas Shpitzer},
  journal={Head & neck},
  volume={31 11},
BACKGROUND Curative parathyroidectomy is associated with elevated levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH) with eucalcemia. This study sought to determine the frequency, clinical significance, and risk factors of this finding. METHODS Seventy-six consecutive patients surgically treated for primary hyperparathyroidism due to a single parathyroid adenoma in 2006 to 2007 were monitored for 1 month postoperatively; those with elevated PTH levels (>70 pg/mL) were monitored for 18 months. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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