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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.
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)
Pre-Operative Decision Making
Who is a candidate for minimal parathyroid surgery?
It is clear that ALL patients with primary hyperparathyroidism are candidates for minimally invasive parathyroid surgery using intraoperative nuclear mapping.
Minimal Parathyroid Surgery
The Minimally Invasive Technique Utilizing Intraoperative Nuclear Mapping
New operation for parathyroid requires 25 minutes and local anesthesia to treat parathyroid problems. Parathyroid disease and hyperparathyroidism can be treated with minimal outpatient 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.
Your Parathyroid Glands
Easy to understand info on parathyroid gland disease, treatments, tests, osteoporosis, calcium and surgery. Explains mini parathyroid surgery. Written for patients by parathyroid experts.
Parathyroid Cancer
Diagnosis and Treatment of Parathyroid Cancer
Parathyroid cancer is very rare, and it can cause hyperparathryoidism. In this article, learn about diagnosis and treatment of parathyroid cancer.
Osteoporosis and Parathyroid Disease
How Calcium Effects Osteoporosis and Parathyroid Disease
Osteoporosis and treatments of osteoporosis and causes of osteoporosis; calcium, parathyroid, Fosamax, Actonel, Evista. The effects of parathyroid disease on osteoporosis is covered including mini surgery to fix it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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