Experience of the Reliability of Intraoperative Sampling of Tissue PTH in Parathyroid Surgery: Letter to the Editor

@article{KirkbyBott2010ExperienceOT,
  title={Experience of the Reliability of Intraoperative Sampling of Tissue PTH in Parathyroid Surgery: Letter to the Editor},
  author={James Kirkby-Bott and Bruno Carnaille},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={2254}
}
We congratulate Horanyi et al. [1] on their work using parathyroid hormone (PTH) tissue aspirates to confirm tissue as being parathyroid in origin. Theirs is the largest reported series out of the four series published [1–4]. We have also been using a similar technique over the past 15 months and have collected 248 samples that have been validated by comparing biochemical results with fixed specimen histopathology results. Our results are due to be presented at the ESES meeting in Vienna in May… CONTINUE READING