Is surgery necessary for 'mild' or 'asymptomatic' hyperparathyroidism?

@article{Niederle2015IsSN,
  title={Is surgery necessary for 'mild' or 'asymptomatic' hyperparathyroidism?},
  author={Bruno Niederle and Jean-louis Wemeau},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={173 3},
  pages={
          D13-20
        }
}
A large majority of the currently diagnosed patients with hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) are mild or asymptomatic, mainly women after menopause. Following the debate held at the 16th European Congress of Endocrinology in Wroclaw (Poland) from May 3-7, 2014, arguments are here presented by a surgeon and a medical practitioner considering these situations rather have to profit from surgery, or simply from survey. For the trained endocrine surgeon, it is evident that parathyroidectomy confirms the… CONTINUE READING
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