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ea0038p490 | Thyroid | SFEBES2015

Preoperative parathyroid imaging: a retrospective audit

Winfield Natalie , Kahal Hassan , Jayagopal Vijay , Agada Frank

Introduction: Preoperative ultrasonography or Sestamibi scanning (or both) of the parathyroid glands could facilitate a focused or minimally invasive surgical approach. In this audit, we wanted to find out whether one form of imaging is superior to the other in correctly identifying a parathyroid adenoma, later confirmed on histology.Methods: Data were collected from consecutive patients who underwent parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism, co...