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ea0031p23 | Bone | SFEBES2013

Audit of cost-saving following introduction of investigation protocol for primary hyperparathyroidism

Skelton Adam , Smith Christopher , McLaren Laura , Stobo David , Gallacher Stephen , Gallagher Andrew , MacLean Fergus , Hinnie John

This group has previously audited the effect of a protocol for investigation of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP); the protocol stating that only patients meeting criteria for parathyroidectomy should have parathyroid imaging carried out. This showed a reduction in the number of radiological investigations (USS, CT, MRI and sestamibi scans) done in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism following introduction of this protocol.The aim of this audit was...