Surgical exploration for hyperparathyroidism

Shivani Shah-Becker, David Goldenberg

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Traditionally, primary hyperparathyroidism has been managed surgically with 4-gland exploration. Surgical exploration remains the gold standard in parathyroid surgery and remains an important surgical technique despite the popularity of minimally invasive parathyroid surgery. In this article, we describe the indications, technique, and other perioperative considerations in bilateral parathyroid exploration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-135
Number of pages7
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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