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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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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
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
275-277
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
URN:
uuid:daff5ff9-465a-4ef1-be78-236538707a1e
Source identifiers:
395292
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pubs:395292

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