Can Imaging Studies Be Routinely Omitted In Patients With Sporadic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Without a History of Neck Surgery?


ObjectiveTo evaluate whether omission of routine preoperative imaging would affect efficiency or safety for parathyroidectomy. Methods As part of our clinical practice, we began a non-imaging protocol for patients with the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Alex Dombrowsky (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  2. Courtney Balentine (University of Alabama - Birmingham)
  3. Deena Weiss (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
  4. Norah Bushman (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
  5. Herb Chen (University of Alabama - Birmingham)

Topic Areas

Endocrine Surgery , General Surgery


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