parathyroidectomy

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parathyroidectomy

[¦par·ə‚thī‚rȯi′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Excision of a parathyroid gland.
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7,8,16 In parathyroidectomies with a radioactive marked localization using this method, success rates are high.
There was an unexplained increase in the number of parathyroidectomies in the United States between 1999 and 2002 (4).
The investigators used a prospective database of 328 consecutive patients who had PTH levels measured during and after 330 parathyroidectomies performed in 1999-2004.
During the neck exploration for his parathyroidectomies, he was found to have an incidental follicular carcinoma that was treated with total thyroidectomy and postoperative radioactive iodine.
His medical problems escalated to partial amputation of a foot, decreased cardiac function, two parathyroidectomies, carpel tunnel surgery, and transfusion reactions.
We conducted a retrospective study to compare operating times and costs inpatients who underwent guided parathyroidectomies with either (1) technetium-99m ([sup.
During the period, 28 cases of parathyroidectomies were performed.