National survey on the management of primary hyperparathyroidism by Swiss endocrinologists

@article{Clerici2007NationalSO,
  title={National survey on the management of primary hyperparathyroidism by Swiss endocrinologists},
  author={Thomas Clerici and Ren{\'e} Warschkow and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Triponez and Michael Br{\"a}ndle},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={392},
  pages={611-615}
}
From the endocrine surgeon’s perspective, it is important to know how endocrinologists manage patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT). The aim of this survey was to evaluate the preoperative diagnostic workup and referral pattern for parathyroidectomy by Swiss endocrinologists. The survey was conducted by mailing a questionnaire to all members of the Swiss Society for Endocrinology and Diabetes in spring 2005. The questionnaire was sent back by 68 of 124 endocrinologists (55%). The… CONTINUE READING