Reoperative Parathyroid Surgery

Techniques and Tips for Success

  • Ralph P. Tufano
  • Phillip K. Pellitteri

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. William R. Burns, Alan P. B. Dackiw
    Pages 1-8
  3. William S. Duke, David J. Terris
    Pages 9-21
  4. Michael C. Singer
    Pages 23-28
  5. Jonathon O. Russell, Salem I. Noureldine, Nafi Aygun, Ralph P. Tufano
    Pages 29-39
  6. Jeffrey M. Bumpous, Mary Worthen
    Pages 53-62
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 63-65

About this book


This text outlines the underlying reasons primary surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism may be unsuccessful as well as give tips on how to avoid this scenario. It also discusses the potential pitfalls in primary surgery that can lead to recurrent hyperparathyroidism, recognizing current localization techniques available for reoperative parathyroid surgery and their indications, and applying surgical algorithms for reoperative parathyroid surgery.

Reoperative Parathyroid Surgery: Tips for Success will serve as a useful resource for physicians and trainees dealing with this type of surgery and provide a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management. 


Parathyroid Glands Intraoperative Localization Techniques Imaging of the Parathyroid Glands Reoperative Parathyroidectomy Inherited Hyperparathyroidism Operative Planning and Reoperation

Editors and affiliations

  • Ralph P. Tufano
    • 1
  • Phillip K. Pellitteri
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck SurgeryJohns Hopkins School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck SurgeryGuthrie Health SystemSayreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-60722-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-60723-8
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