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Minimally invasive, video-assisted parathyroid surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism

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A new video-assisted surgical procedure for treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism combined with intraoperative quick PTH measurement was developed. This procedure was successfully used in 6 patients with a single parathyroid adenoma preoperatively localized by neck ultrasound examination.

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Miccoli, P., Pinchera, A., Cecchini, G. et al. Minimally invasive, video-assisted parathyroid surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism. J Endocrinol Invest 20, 429–430 (1997).

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