Recurrent secondary hyperparathyroidism. An argument for total parathyroidectomy.

  title={Recurrent secondary hyperparathyroidism. An argument for total parathyroidectomy.},
  author={Kristin A. Skinner and L Zuckerbraun},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={131 7},
OBJECTIVE To define better the incidence and causes of recurrent secondary hyperparathyroidism. DESIGN Review of total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation in uremic patients and literature review. SETTING Two teaching hospitals. PATIENTS Nine patients treated for secondary hyperparathyroidism between 1982 and 1993 by a single surgeon. INTERVENTIONS Total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation into the sternocleidomastoid muscle. Recurrence was treated, if necessary, with a… CONTINUE READING
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