Modern approach to surgical intervention of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.

@article{Harris2012ModernAT,
  title={Modern approach to surgical intervention of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.},
  author={R. Adron Harris and Haengrang Ryu and T Vu and Edmund E. Kim and Beth S. Edeiken and Elizabeth Gardner Grubbs and Nancy D Perrier},
  journal={Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={115-22}
}
Operative intervention on the parathyroid and thyroid glands has become more minimally invasive and selective over the past decade. This requires high-quality preoperative imaging evaluation for better knowledge of the relevant anatomical considerations and potential localization. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy has become the operation of choice for most patients presenting with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism (when the suspected parathyroid tumor is localized preoperatively… CONTINUE READING

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