Spurious intraoperative PTH results observed with 2nd, but not with 3rd generation PTH assays.


We report here an interference that has been observed with 2nd generation PTH assays (PTH2), but not with 3rd generation PTH ones (PTH3), during PTH monitoring occurring in a surgical intervention for the resection of a parathyroid adenoma. The patient was cured and calcium levels returned to normal the next day, but PTH did not decrease with PTH2 whereas… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2017.12.012


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