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ea0056p251 | Calcium & Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2018

Primary hyperparathyroidism-localisation studies’ sensitivity

Oros Sabina Elena , Gongu Robert Andrei , Diaconescu Laura Alina , Ivan Mirela , Grigorie Daniel , Gudovan Emilia , Dumitrascu Anda , Hortopan Dan , Goldstein Andrei

Primary hyperparathyroidism can be caused by adenoma, adenocarcinoma, parathyroid hyperplasia or ectopic parathyroid glands. The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Guidelines for Definitive Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism recommends imaging as a helping tool in locating the causative lesion rather than a must for diagnosis. Experienced surgeons rely on the intraoperative localisation of the lesion. Pre surgery localisation helps for a minimally invasive appro...