Parathyroidectomy can improve bone mineral density in patients with symptomatic secondary hyperparathyroidism.

@article{Chou2001ParathyroidectomyCI,
  title={Parathyroidectomy can improve bone mineral density in patients with symptomatic secondary hyperparathyroidism.},
  author={F F Chou and Jiang Bing Chen and Christine H Lee and Sylvia H. Chen and Shyr-Ming Sheen-Chen},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={136 9},
  pages={1064-8}
}
HYPOTHESIS The recovery of osteoporosis or bone mineral density (BMD) after parathyroidectomy and autotransplantation can be improved in patients with symptomatic secondary hyperparathyroidism. DESIGN Case series. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Forty-five patients with symptomatic secondary hyperparathyroidism who underwent total… CONTINUE READING