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Sat, 02 May 2015 10:45:42 GMT
• When self diagnosis works: Local women diagnose themselves, have surgery in ... - Rapid City Journal

Rapid City Journal

When self diagnosis works: Local women diagnose themselves, have surgery in ...
Rapid City Journal
Parathyroid glands, the size of a grain of rice, are located in the neck, tucked behind the thyroid gland. Parathyroid glands produce a hormone that keeps calcium in the blood and bones. However, a tumor on the gland can create the parathyroid to create too ...


Fri, 01 May 2015 21:23:01 GMT
• Paediatric primary hyperparathyroidism in rarely a familial disorder - News-Medical.net

Paediatric primary hyperparathyroidism in rarely a familial disorder
News-Medical.net
Researchers report that primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) in children and adolescents is usually caused by a sporadic single parathyroid adenoma. Of the 31 patients, aged up to 18 years of age, with PHPT seen at the team's unit over a 35-year period, just ...


Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:12:28 GMT
• Can Testing Diagnose Hyperparathyroidism? - Newsmax

Can Testing Diagnose Hyperparathyroidism?
Newsmax
Question: Is there test for hyperparathyroidism? Would this be something that a primary care physician does or a specialist? Dr. Hibberd's answer: All medical doctors should be able to diagnose hyperparathyroidism (overactivity of the parathyroid gland).


Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:03:34 GMT
• Forearm parathyroid reimplantation may be effective in preventing ... - 2 Minute Medicine

2 Minute Medicine

Forearm parathyroid reimplantation may be effective in preventing ...
2 Minute Medicine
1. Ninety-six percent of patients recovered their parathyroid function by 3 months following forearm parathyroid reimplantation surgery. 2. One patient did not recover parathyroid function, which was attributed to a hematoma that developed postoperatively.


Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:53:09 GMT
• Parathyroid hormone, bone loss may indicate poor heart health in dialysis patients - NephrologyNews.com

NephrologyNews.com

Parathyroid hormone, bone loss may indicate poor heart health in dialysis patients
NephrologyNews.com
Bone loss may be a sign of poor heart health in patients on dialysis, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Kentucky. The study, "High Parathyroid Hormone Level and Osteoporosis Predict Progression of Coronary Artery ...

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