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Symptomatic hyperparathyroidism.

Abstract
In view of our last 100 patients operated on for hyperparathyroidism we found the following: 1. The operation is safe, with no mortality and a 2 per cent morbidity from transient hypoparathyroidism. 2. The operation is effective (99 per cent in our series) with removal of only clinically enlarged glands. 3. Most patients have symptomatic hypercalcemia (73 per cent in our series) and are improved with parathyroidectomy.
AuthorsJ W Roberts
JournalThe Surgical clinics of North America (Surg Clin North Am) Vol. 62 Issue 2 Pg. 225-8 (Apr 1982) ISSN: 0039-6109 [Print] UNITED STATES
PMID7071690 (Publication Type: Comparative Study, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Calcium
Topics
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Arteriosclerosis (complications)
  • Calcium (blood, urine)
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypercalcemia (complications)
  • Hyperparathyroidism (complications, metabolism, surgery)
  • Hypertension (complications)
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Obesity (complications)
  • Parathyroid Glands (pathology, surgery)
  • Sex Factors

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