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ea0041ep375 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Parathyroid adenomas: critical appraisal of surgical therapy in 18 cases

Radu Diaconescu Mihai , Diaconescu Smaranda

Background: Parathyroid adenomas represent the most common anatomoclinical variety of hyperparathyroidism.Material and method: From our experience of 84 cases of hyperparathyroidism – 20 primary and 64 ‘renal’ (CKD-MBD) – 18 patients underwent surgery for solitary adenomas of these glands. Clinical data, laboratory and imaging test results, surgical procedures and outcome were comprehensively analysed.Results: W...

ea0014p302 | (1) | ECE2007

Fewer and fewer thyroidectomies in the treatment of Graves’ disease

Radu Diaconescu Mihai , Glod Mihai , Costea Ioan

Background: Surgery which was until sixty years ago the only treatment available for Graves’ disease (Gd) is now the last recommended therapeutical option, the number of thyroidectomies (Tx) being in continous decrease. American physicians prefere radioiodine use while their European and Japanese colleagues like better long-term administration of antithyroid drugs.Patients and methods: A retrospective study carried out on 52 consecutive patients wit...

ea0016p65 | Bone and calcium | ECE2008

Surgical management of renal hyperparathyroidism: a preliminary series report

Radu Diaconescu Mihai , Ioan Costea , Mihai Glod , Mirela Grigorovici , Adrian Covic

Background: Renal hyperparathyroidism (RHPT) is a frequent complication of uremic patients on hemodialysis and despite various advances in medical therapy parathyroidectomy is necessary in a semnificative number of cases.Patients and methods: We reviewed our experience (first in Romania) regarding thirtyfour patients with RHPT operated on in our clinic between 1994 and 2007 evaluating the diagnosis methods, surgical indications, techniques and results to...