Outcome of Total Parathyroidectomy and Autotransplantation as Treatment of Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism in Children and Adults

@inproceedings{Kievit2010OutcomeOT,
  title={Outcome of Total Parathyroidectomy and Autotransplantation as Treatment of Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism in Children and Adults},
  author={Arthur J. Kievit and John G.M. Tinnemans and Mirza M. Idu and Jaap W. Groothoff and Susanto Surachno and D C Aronson},
  booktitle={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2010}
}
Treatment safety and effectiveness of total parathyroidectomy and autotransplantation for secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism have been extensively proven in adults; the evidence for children, however, is scarce. Children and adolescents cannot simply be seen as young adults in the case of chronic kidney disease and hyperparathyroidism. The aim of this retrospective study was therefore, to evaluate whether parathyroidectomy with forearm autograft is as effective and safe in children and… CONTINUE READING
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