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Hyperparathyroidism
Overactivity of the Parathyroid Gland
This article shows you the basics of hyperparathyroidism—when your parathyroid glands overproduce parathyroid hormone. Learn about the symptoms, causes, complications, and treatments of hyperparathyroidism.
Parathyroid Function
Normal and Abnormal
Easy to understand details on parathyroid function to regulate calcium and prevent osteoporosis. Links to over 150 pages explain all aspects of parathyroid disease and treatment. Now a directory of specialists in US who treat this condition.
How Minimally Invasive Radioguided Parathyroid Surgery (MIRP) Is Performed
Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery requires only 25 minutes and local anesthesia to cure parathyroid problems, such as hyperparathyroidism. Parathyroid surgery photos and an overview describing minimally invasive radioguided parathyroid surgery (MIRP)
SPECT Scanning of Parathyroid Tumors
Advanced scanning techniques for locating parathyroid tumors prior to operating including Sestamibi and SPECT scans.
Technical Details on Sestamibi Scanning for Parathyroid Disease
Specifics on obtaining high quality sestamibi scans to localize parathyroid adenomas. Written for doctors by the team who developed radioguided parathyroidectomy. Part of the largest parathyroid site on the Web with 100+ pages of text and illustrations.
M.E.N. Syndromes: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Inherited Disorders of the Parathyroid, Pancreas, Pituitary, and Thyroid
Award winning site for endocrine syndromes and MEN syndromes. Dagnosis, complications, treatments of MEN syndromes: MEN 1, MEN 2, MEN 2a, MEN 2b. Parathyroid, adrenal, pituitary, thyroid. Endocrine support groups and chat rooms are here.
Hyperparathyroidism Diagnosis and Treatment
Diagnosis and Treatment
This article includes information about the diagnosis and treatment of hyperparathyroidism, a disease of the parathyroid glands that is characterized by the release of too much parathyroid hormone.
Parathyroid Surgery: The Standard Technique
Overview of Parathyroid Surgery
Hyperparathyroidism, a parathyroid disease, can be cured with surgery. This article provides a comprehensive overview of the standard technique of parathyroid surgery.
Preoperative Localization of Parathyroid Tumors
Description of tests for parathyroid glands. Describes sestamibi, ultrasound, CT scans and MRI scans. Part of the largest parathyroid site on the internet.
Sestamibi Scanning
The Preferred Method for Localizing Parathyroid Tumors
The most accurate test to detect overactive parathyroid glands. Written by one of the World's experts for the largest parathyroid site on the web. Several examples and a full description for patients, even a technical page for physicians.
Thyroid Nodules
Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Cancer
This article provides basic facts about thyroid nodules, which are abnormal growths of thyroid tissue. Learn about the symptoms of thyroid nodules and what to do if you have a nodule.
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