Population-level predictors of persistent hyperparathyroidism

ArticleinSurgery 150(6):1120-1 · December 2011with3 Reads
Impact Factor: 3.38 · DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2011.10.007 · Source: PubMed

    Abstract

    Background
    Systematic study of outcomes of initial surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) has been limited by selection and self-reporting biases. To avoid these biases, we evaluated parathyroidectomy (PTx) outcomes within an integrated healthcare system encompassing 3.25 million enrollees.