Failure to Diagnose Hyperparathyroidism in 10,432 Patients With Hypercalcemia: Opportunities for System-level Intervention to Increase Surgical Referrals and Cure.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether a significant number of patients with hyperparathyroidism remain undiagnosed and untreated. BACKGROUND Failure to diagnose primary hyperparathyroidism and refer patients to surgeons leads to impaired quality of life and increased costs. We hypothesized that many patients with hyperparathyroidism would be untreated due to not… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002370

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