Reoperative Parathyroid Surgery



Firstly establish if this is persistent or recurrent disease:


Adenoma Hyperparathyroidism Hypercalcemia Hypoparathyroidism 

Further Reading

  1. Fayet P, Heoffel C, Fulla Y, et al. Technetium-99m sestamibi MRI and venous blood sampling in persistent and recurrent hyperparathyroidism. Br J Radiol. 1997;70(833):459–64.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Inabnet WB, Lee JA, Palmer BJA. Parathyroid disease. In: A companion to specialist surgical practice. Endocrine surgery. 5th ed. Saunders: Elsevier; 2014.Google Scholar
  3. Kivlen MH, Bartlett DL, Libutti SK, et al. Reoperation for hyperparathyroidism in MEN. Surgery. 2001;130(6):991–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Thompson NW, Eckhauser FE, Harness JK. The anatomy of primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 1982;92(5):814–21.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  5. Weber C, Burke GJ, McGarity WC. Persistent and recurrent sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism: histopathology, complications and results of reoperation. Surgery. 1994;116(6):991–8.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryRoyal Victoria InfirmaryNewcastle Upon TyneUK

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