Increased risk of death from primary hyperparathyroidism--an update.

  title={Increased risk of death from primary hyperparathyroidism--an update.},
  author={Gunilla Hedb{\"a}ck and Anders Od{\'e}n},
  journal={European journal of clinical investigation},
  volume={28 4},
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the risk of death among patients treated for primary hyperparathyroidism during the past decade. METHODS Using the national patient register, all patients operated on for primary hyperparathyroidism in Sweden during 1987-94 were identified and then searched for in the national register of deaths and causes of death during the same period. The control group was the whole Swedish population, matched for age, sex and calendar year. RESULTS We… CONTINUE READING

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