Forearm DXA Increases the Rate of Patients With Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Meeting Surgical Criteria.

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INTRODUCTION A reduction in bone mineral density (BMD) is common in primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), above all at cortical sites. Guidelines for the management of asymptomatic PHPT (aPHPT) recommend a BMD evaluation at the lumbar spine, hip, and forearm. Surgery is recommended for patients with a T-score less than or equal to -2.5 at any of these sites… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2016-1513

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@article{Castellano2016ForearmDI, title={Forearm DXA Increases the Rate of Patients With Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Meeting Surgical Criteria.}, author={Elena Castellano and Roberto Attanasio and Laura Gianotti and Flora Cesario and Francesco Tassone and Giorgio Borretta}, journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism}, year={2016}, volume={101 7}, pages={2728-32} }