Parathyroid autotransplantation

L. Giuliani, G. Carmignani, E. Belgrano, P. Puppo, U. Repetto, M. Giusti

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7 patients with diffuse parathyroid hyperplasia underwent total parathyroidectomy and microsurgical autotransplantation for diffuse parathyroid hyperplasia. 5 of 7 patients showed good function of the grafted parathyroid tissue, as checked by the separate PTH assay from the grafted versus not grafted forearm. In 1 patient parathyroid stimulation test with EDTA infusion and suppression test with calcium infusion were also performed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-339
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Urology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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