Intraoperative localization of parathyroid glands with gamma counter probe in primary hyperparathyroidism: a prospective study.

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BACKGROUND Technetium 99m-sestamibi imaging might be the best method to localize abnormal parathyroid glands. No studies to date have compared preoperative imaging and intraoperative gamma probe localization in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. STUDY DESIGN This prospective study included 20 arbitrarily selected patients with primary… (More)

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@article{Saaristo2002IntraoperativeLO, title={Intraoperative localization of parathyroid glands with gamma counter probe in primary hyperparathyroidism: a prospective study.}, author={Rauni A Saaristo and Jorma J O Salmi and Tiit K{\"{o}{\"{o}bi and Vain{\"{o} Turjanmaa and Juhani A. Sand and Isto Nordback}, journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons}, year={2002}, volume={195 1}, pages={19-22} }