Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy guided by intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring (IOPTH) and preoperative imaging versus bilateral neck exploration for primary hyperparathyroidism in adults

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Authors

  • Omar I Kreidieh,

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    1. Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, WHO Collaborating Center for Metabolic Bone Disorders, Division of Endocrinology, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Department of Internal Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
    • Omar I Kreidieh, Department of Internal Medicine, Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, WHO Collaborating Center for Metabolic Bone Disorders, Division of Endocrinology, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Riad El Solh Street, Beirut, Lebanon. ok10@aub.edu.lb. Oik01@aub.edu.lb.

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  • Hala Ahmadieh,

    1. American University of Beirut, Department of Internal Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Elie A Akl,

    1. American University of Beirut, Department of Internal Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
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  • Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan

    1. American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Department of Internal Medicine, Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program, WHO Collaborating Center for Metabolic Bone Disorders, Division of Endocrinology, Beirut, Lebanon
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effects of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy guided by preoperative imaging and intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring (IOPTH) versus bilateral neck exploration for the surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism.