Optimizing Parathyroid Surgery

 

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In this engaging presentation, surgeon Rachel Kelz, MD, describes the complexity and intricacy of surgery for the parathyroid gland alone and in the presence of ectopic glandular dispersion into the tissue of the neck. Dr. Kelz’s discussion includes recommendations for optimizing surgical approach, the choice of surgeon (at least 20 PTH surgeries/year), pre-operative imaging and intra-operative PTH monitoring, avoidance of potential morbidities and the value of multidisciplinary consultation with the patient.

 

 

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