Recurrent and persistence primary hyperparathyroidism occurs more frequently in patients with double adenomas.

@article{Alhefdhi2014RecurrentAP,
  title={Recurrent and persistence primary hyperparathyroidism occurs more frequently in patients with double adenomas.},
  author={Amal Alhefdhi and David F. Schneider and Rebecca S. Sippel and Herbert C Chen},
  journal={The Journal of surgical research},
  year={2014},
  volume={190 1},
  pages={198-202}
}
INTRODUCTION The incidence of recurrent primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) had been reported to be between 1% and 10%. The purpose of this study was to examine if patients with multigland disease have a different recurrence rate. METHODOLOGY A retrospective analysis of a prospectively collected database was performed on patients with PHPT who underwent parathyroidectomy at one institution between 2001 and 2013. Patients who underwent initial parathyroidectomy with at least 6 mo of follow-up… CONTINUE READING