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MINI REVIEW
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 221-223

Failed Parathyroidectomy: The road ahead


Department of Endocrine Surgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India

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Amit Agarwal
Department of Endocrine Surgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.104043

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Persistent hyperparathyroidism due to failed parathyroidectomy is an uncommon but challenging problem as re-operation carries higher complication and failure rates. Re-operations can often be performed via a minimally invasive approach by experienced surgeons after localisation using requisite imaging techniques, the preferred sequence of which is still under evolution. A carefully planned operation with additional adjuncts is of utmost importance as parathyroidectomy remains the only curative treatment option.


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