Epidemiology and Health-Related Quality of Life in Hypoparathyroidism in Norway

  title={Epidemiology and Health-Related Quality of Life in Hypoparathyroidism in Norway},
  author={Marianne C. Astor and Kristian L\ov{\aa}s and Aleksandra Debowska and Erik Fink Eriksen and Johan Arild Evang and Christian Fossum and Kristian J. Fougner and Synn\ove Emblem Holte and Kari Lima and Ragnar B. Moe and Anne Grethe Myhre and Elizabeth Helen Kemp and Bj\orn Gunnar Nedreb\o and Johan Svartberg and Eystein Sverre Husebye},
  booktitle={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
OBJECTIVE The epidemiology of hypoparathyroidism (HP) is largely unknown. We aimed to determine prevalence, etiologies, health related quality of life (HRQOL) and treatment pattern of HP. METHODS Patients with HP and 22q11 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge syndrome) were identified in electronic hospital registries. All identified patients were invited to participate in a survey. Among patients who responded, HRQOL was determined by Short Form 36 and Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale… CONTINUE READING


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