Role of intraoperative parathormone monitoring during parathyroidectomy in patients with discordant localization studies.

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BACKGROUND Many patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism (SPHPT) have discordant preoperative Tc-99m-sestamibi (MIBI) and ultrasonography studies prior to focused parathyroidectomy (PTX). This study examines the usefulness of intraoperative parathormone monitoring (IPM) during PTX in patients with discordant preoperative localization studies… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2008.03.039

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@article{Lew2008RoleOI, title={Role of intraoperative parathormone monitoring during parathyroidectomy in patients with discordant localization studies.}, author={John I. Lew and Carmen C. Sol{\'o}rzano and Raquel E Montano and Denise M Carneiro-Pla and George L. Irvin}, journal={Surgery}, year={2008}, volume={144 2}, pages={299-306} }