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Safety and efficacy of minimally-invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) under local anaesthesia without intra-operative PTH measurement.

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BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) is the choice of treatment in patients with sporadic adenomas localized on preoperative imaging. Currently there is no centre in the UK which performs this procedure under local anaesthesia. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of MIP under local anaesthesia in patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT). METHODS: This is a prospective, nonrandomized study of 86 patients with pHPT localized with Tc99m...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.02.002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology, Biomedical Research Centre, Experimental Medicine Division
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Journal:
International journal of surgery (London, England)
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
275-277
Publication date:
2013
DOI:
EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
URN:
uuid:6b059400-3310-4ce3-8688-f5df80f4534b
Source identifiers:
387159
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pubs:387159

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