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For Radioguided Parathyroidectomy, Biopsy at Least Half the Gland (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- In small study, accuracy fell to below 90% when less than 50% was used (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - March 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Parathyroidectomy
Title: ParathyroidectomyCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 2/19/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/23/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - August 23, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Parathyroidectomy before kidney transplant may reduce complications
BALTIMORE – Performing a parathyroidectomy in kidney transplant patients before their transplant can reduce the risk of graft failure and provide other benefits, the findings of a retrospective study... (Source: Clinical Endocrinology News)
Source: Clinical Endocrinology News - May 2, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Surgery for PHPT improves sleep quality
BALTIMORE – Research into how primary hyperparathyroidism and parathyroidectomy affect sleep quality has been limited, but investigators at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, reported that... (Source: Family Practice News)
Source: Family Practice News - April 24, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Surgery for PHPT improves sleep quality
BALTIMORE – Research into how primary hyperparathyroidism and parathyroidectomy affect sleep quality has been limited, but investigators at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, reported that... (Source: Clinical Neurology News)
Source: Clinical Neurology News - April 24, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Surgery for PHPT improves sleep quality
BALTIMORE – Research into how primary hyperparathyroidism and parathyroidectomy affect sleep quality has been limited, but investigators at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, reported that... (Source: Clinical Endocrinology News)
Source: Clinical Endocrinology News - April 24, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Post-parathyroidectomy follow-up may need to be open-ended
BALTIMORE – Patients who have had parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism can have disease recurrence 10 years or longer after surgery, raising the possibility that postop follow-up should... (Source: Clinical Endocrinology News)
Source: Clinical Endocrinology News - April 23, 2016 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Surgery Beats Medical Treatment in Reducing Fracture Risk in Primary Hyperparathyroidism (FREE)
By Kelly Young Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH Parathyroidectomy is associated with reduced fracture risk compared with observation in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. Bisphosphonate use, meanwhile, is tied to increased risk, according to a retrospective … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - April 4, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Parathyroidectomy Rarely Used in Renal-Transplant PatientsParathyroidectomy Rarely Used in Renal-Transplant Patients
A single-center study finds parathyroidectomy used in only 6.6% of kidney-transplant patients with postsurgical hyperparathyroidism, but when used it provides benefit and doesn't harm the kidney graft. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - June 3, 2015 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Erectile Dysfunction May Resolve With ParathyroidectomyErectile Dysfunction May Resolve With Parathyroidectomy
Pilot data suggest that men with primary hyperparathyroidism who report erectile dysfunction prior to parathyroidectomy may experience improvement in erectile function following surgery. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 21, 2015 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Primary hyperparathyroidism due to cystic adenoma
This report describes the usefulness of PTH–FNA for localizing and differentiating an atypical functional parathyroid lesion from nonfunctional tissue in primary hyperparathyroidism. They suggest that if not contraindicated, PTH–FNA could be helpful in the differential diagnosis of equivocal cervical tumors. Read full Case at Kawashima et al. (2014), Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports, DOI: 10.1530/EDM-14-0086 (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 25, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Symptoms Respond to Parathyroidectomy, in SomeFibromyalgia Symptoms Respond to Parathyroidectomy, in Some
The finding of improvement in fibromyalgia symptoms following parathyroid surgery in some suggests that people should be screened for hyperparathyroidism before a diagnosis of fibromyalgia is made. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 1, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Parathyroidectomy
Title: ParathyroidectomyCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 2/19/2004 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General)
Source: MedicineNet Thyroid General - February 18, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Intraoperative PTH Assay During Focused ParathyroidectomyIntraoperative PTH Assay During Focused Parathyroidectomy
The 20 minutes PTH measurement may prove to be very useful in avoiding unnecessary bilateral exploration, even if it means lengthening surgical time. BMC Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 19, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

PPIs Tied to Complications After Thyroid, Parathyroid SurgeryPPIs Tied to Complications After Thyroid, Parathyroid Surgery
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) were linked to complications after thyroidectomy or parathyroidectomy in a recent study. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 13, 2013 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

PTH Not Affected by Patient Variations (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Individual patient characteristics likely don't affect the half-life of intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) during parathyroidectomy, researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - May 16, 2013 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Cinacalcet Shows Little Benefit in End-Stage Kidney DiseaseCinacalcet Shows Little Benefit in End-Stage Kidney Disease
Cinacalcet reduces the need for parathyroidectomy in a few patients with chronic kidney disease but appears to have no effect on all-cause or cardiovascular mortality and comes with adverse effects. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 7, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news