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ea0006p51 | Thyroid | SFE2003

An epidemiological clinical study on Ukrainian patients with severe postoperative hypoparathyroidism using a new questionnaire instrument

Bohrer T , Pasteur I , Lyutkevych O , Fleischmann P , Sitter H , Rybakov S , Hofmann C , Tronko M , Rothmund M

Introduction: Postoperative hypoparathyroidism is a rare, but complex endocrine disorder. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the symptoms, signs and sequelae of the disease in a major patient group in the post-Chernobyl era using a new questionnaire instrument.Methods: A random sample of 25 patients with symptomatic permanent hypoparathyroidism was chosen out of a group of 158. The patients underwent physical examination, determination of parathyr...