Gender differences among patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism undergoing parathyroidectomy.

@article{Cheng2011GenderDA,
  title={Gender differences among patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism undergoing parathyroidectomy.},
  author={Shih-Ping Cheng and Tsen-Long Yang and J Lee and Han-hsiang Chen and Chih-jen Wu and T. K. Liu and Chien-Liang Liu},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={2011},
  volume={168 1},
  pages={82-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Female gender is associated with an increased risk of parathyroid nodular hyperplasia and parathyroidectomy rate in dialysis patients. The purpose of this study was to assess differences between women and men undergoing parathyroidectomy for secondary hyperparathyroidism. METHODS We reviewed 121 consecutive patients with end-stage renal disease… CONTINUE READING