Intraoperative Parathyroid Aspiration and Parathyroid Hormone Assay as an Alternative to Frozen Section for Tissue Identification

@article{Perrier2000IntraoperativePA,
  title={Intraoperative Parathyroid Aspiration and Parathyroid Hormone Assay as an Alternative to Frozen Section for Tissue Identification},
  author={Nancy D Perrier and Philip H. G. Ituarte and Shoichi Kikuchi and Allan E. Siperstein and Quan Yang Duh and Orlo Herrick Clark and Robert Gielow and Timothy R. Hamill},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={1319-1322}
}
Most people would agree that successful parathyroidectomy depends on two important variables: the surgeon's recognition and excision of the abnormal parathyroid gland(s) and the pathologist's confirmation that the removed tissue is parathyroid tissue. Frozen section is usually employed to confirm the identity of parathyroid tissue, but occasionally confirmation cannot be made without a permanent section, as with intrathyroidal glands. This study proposes a new method of expeditious and easy… CONTINUE READING
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