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Cost-effectiveness of scan-directed parathyroidectomy.

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BACKGROUND: Concordant parathyroid localization with sestamibi and ultrasound scans allows minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) to be performed in patients with non-familial primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). AIM: To investigate the financial implications of scan-directed parathyroid surgery. METHODS: Analysis of hospital records for a cohort of consecutive unselected patients treated in a tertiary referral centre. RESULTS: Two hundred patients (138F:62M, age 18-91years) were operated...

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10.1007/s00423-008-0383-6

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Journal:
Langenbeck's archives of surgery / Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Chirurgie
Volume:
393
Issue:
5
Pages:
739-743
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1435-2451
ISSN:
1435-2443
URN:
uuid:0d4f618e-8b35-4b35-9b85-21867b748167
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324205
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pubs:324205

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