Parathyroid update: a review of 220 cases.

  • G W Summers
  • Published 1996 in Ear, nose, & throat journal


A total of 220 patients have undergone cervical exploration for hyperparathyroidism by the author. A review of 125 cases was published in 1991. An additional 95 patients have been explored in the subsequent four years. Subtotal parathyoidectomy was performed in 39 patients with chronic renal failure. Exploration was successful in over 97% of the 181… (More)


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