Parathyroid adenomas: pre-operative localization with ultrasound combined with fine-needle biopsy.

@article{Tikkakoski1993ParathyroidAP,
  title={Parathyroid adenomas: pre-operative localization with ultrasound combined with fine-needle biopsy.},
  author={Tapani Tikkakoski and L. E. Stenfors and T Typp{\"o} and Pentti Lohela and Meeri Apaja-Sarkkinen},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={1993},
  volume={107 6},
  pages={543-5}
}
Sixteen patients with biochemically proven primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) underwent ultrasonography (US), fine-needle aspiration (FNA) for cytologic sampling (n = 9), or intact parathormone assay (n = 3) before operation (n = 15) in order to determine the accuracy of the methods. Pre-operative US was found sensitive (100 per cent), but two thyroid… CONTINUE READING