This Special Communication describes evidence-based guidelines to enhance the appropriate, safe, and effective practice of parathyroidectomy.
A 49-year-old woman had headache, facial swelling, and elevated blood pressure. What is your diagnosis?
This study reports on a novel method of transcutaneous intraoperative vagal stimulation in the upper neck that is less invasive and is feasible in thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy.
In this retrospective analysis, the technique of locoregional anesthesia, conscious sedation, and exploration via a limited incision was used to perform minimally invasive bilateral exploration in patients who have multigland hyperplasia.
Leiker et al identify patient characteristics, such as age, sex, race, body mass index, and renal function, that may affect existing criteria for intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels during minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. See the Invited Critique by McCoy and Carty.