Minimally invasive parathyroid exploration for solitary adenoma. Initial experience with an open, ‘short incision’ approach

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BACKGROUND In the vast majority of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) the causative pathology is a benign solitary adenoma. The conventional surgical approach for HPT has involved bilateral cervical exploration with attempted identification of all four parathyroids and resection of enlarged glands. However, in recent years new techniques have… (More)

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@article{Pitale2008MinimallyIP, title={Minimally invasive parathyroid exploration for solitary adenoma. Initial experience with an open, ‘short incision’ approach}, author={Ashish Pitale and Syed Imran Hussain Andrabi and Seamus J Dolan and Colin F. J. Russell}, journal={The Ulster Medical Journal}, year={2008}, volume={77}, pages={115 - 118} }