Non‐autonomy of parathyroid hormone secretion in acute primary hyperparathyroidism

@article{Schachter1992NonautonomyOP,
  title={Non‐autonomy of parathyroid hormone secretion in acute primary hyperparathyroidism},
  author={P. Schachter and M. Christy and I. Avigad and M. Shabtay and G. Leight},
  journal={Clinical Endocrinology},
  year={1992},
  volume={37}
}
  • P. Schachter, M. Christy, +2 authors G. Leight
  • Published 1992
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Endocrinology
  • A patient with acute primary hyperparathyroidism treated with mithramycin preoperatively, underwent neck exploration and two enlarged parathyroid glands were excised: one huge adenoma (6g) and another smaller gland. Mithramycin was administered preoperatively to lower life‐threatening hypercalcaemia, and parathyroid slices from the huge adenoma removed at surgery were submitted in vitro to various calcium concentrations in the media to determine the influence of calcium on parathyroid adenoma… CONTINUE READING

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