The Small Abnormal Parathyroid Gland is Increasingly Common and Heralds Operative Complexity

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Over decades, improvements in presymptomatic screening and awareness of surgical benefits have changed the presentation and management of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). Unrecognized multiglandular disease (MGD) remains a major cause of operative failure. We hypothesized that during parathyroid surgery the initial finding of a mildly enlarged gland is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-014-2450-1

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@article{McCoy2014TheSA, title={The Small Abnormal Parathyroid Gland is Increasingly Common and Heralds Operative Complexity}, author={Kelly L. McCoy and Naomi H. Chen and Michaele J. Armstrong and Gina M S Howell and Michael Stang and Linwah Yip and Sally E. Carty}, journal={World Journal of Surgery}, year={2014}, volume={38}, pages={1274-1281} }