Normocalcemia with elevated parathyroid hormone levels after surgical treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism.

@article{Denizot2001NormocalcemiaWE,
  title={Normocalcemia with elevated parathyroid hormone levels after surgical treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={Anne Denizot and M Pucini and Christophe Chagnaud and Gerardo Botti and Jean François Henry},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={182 1},
  pages={15-9}
}
BACKGROUND Thirty percent of patients who undergo successful parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism show unexplained elevated postoperative serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels despite normocalcemia. METHODS PTH levels were measured monthly in 97 patients for 6 months after parathyroidectomy. Renal function, 25-OH-vitamin D levels, serum alkaline phosphatase levels, osteocalcin, and bone densitometry were evaluated before and 6 months after surgery. PTH reactivity to calcium… CONTINUE READING
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