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Parathyroidectomy and Thyroidectomy

  • C. Max Lang
  • William J. White

Abstract

Parathyroidectomy (Gk. para, beyond; Gr. thyreoeidēs, shield-shaped; and Gk. ektomē, excision) refers to the surgical removal of the parathyroid glands.1 Because of their close association with the thyroid glands, the thyroids are often removed during parathyroidectomy.

Keywords

Thyroid Gland Parathyroid Gland Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Calcium Gluconate Carotid Sheath 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Max Lang
  • William J. White

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