Preoperative parathyroid scintigraphic lesion localization: accuracy of various types of readings.

@article{Nichols2008PreoperativePS,
  title={Preoperative parathyroid scintigraphic lesion localization: accuracy of various types of readings.},
  author={Kenneth James Nichols and Maria Bernadette Tomas and Gene G. Tronco and Josephine N. Rini and B Daniel Kunjummen and Keith Stuart Heller and Laura A Sznyter and Christopher J. Palestro},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={248 1},
  pages={221-32}
}
PURPOSE To retrospectively compare the accuracy of various parathyroid scintigraphy readings for single-gland disease (SGD) and multigland disease (MGD) in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism, with histologic analysis as the reference standard. MATERIALS AND METHODS Institutional review board approval was obtained for this HIPAA-compliant study. Records of 462 patients with primary hyperparathyroidism who underwent preoperative imaging with a technetium 99m ((99m)Tc) sestamibi and (99m… CONTINUE READING