Intraoperative PTH monitoring in parathyroid hyperplasia requires stricter criteria for success.

@article{Weber2004IntraoperativePM,
  title={Intraoperative PTH monitoring in parathyroid hyperplasia requires stricter criteria for success.},
  author={Kaare J. Weber and Subhasis Misra and Jane Kayle Lee and Scott W Wilhelm and Robert P Decresce and Richard A. Prinz},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={136 6},
  pages={1154-9}
}
BACKGROUND Intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) monitoring in parathyroidectomy for multigland disease is less clear than for single-gland disease. This study assesses the role of IOPTH for hyperplasia. METHODS A prospective database revealed 45 patients with hyperplasia undergoing parathyroidectomy utilizing IOPTH from February 1999 to August 2003. RESULTS Twenty-six females and 19 males had a mean age of 55 years. Twenty-two patients underwent total parathyroidectomy. Twenty-three… CONTINUE READING

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