Indications for Surgery – Parathyroid Awareness

  • While all patients with symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) should consider surgery (95% of patients are usually symptomatic when appropriate history is taken):
    • It is also indicated in some asymptomatic patients (5% of the cases of PHPT):
      • Indications:
        • Age less than 50
        • Kidney disease:
          • GFR less than 60
        • Osteoporosis
        • Serum calcium greater than 1 mg/dl above normal
  • https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5393490/

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