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Venous Sampling for Parathyroid Tumors

Feb 7th 2016 by Dr. James Norman

Venous Sampling for Parathyroid Tumors Parathyroid venous sampling is an expensive and dangerous test that probably...

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Canadian Patients Traveling to Florida for Parathyroid Surgery Continues to Increase.

Feb 24th 2014 by Dr. James Norman

Canadian Patients Traveling to Florida for Parathyroid Surgery Continues to Increase. Canadians with hyperparathy...

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Intra-Operative PTH Assay: Exposing the Problems with Measuring PTH in the Operating Room.

Nov 24th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Measuring parathyroid hormone (PTH) in the operating room has some theoretical benefits, but in real life, the intra-opera...

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A Doctor With Hyperparathyroidism: How Parathyroid Surgery Changed Me in One Month.

Oct 12th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Hyperparathyroidism sneaked up on me. I was feeling tired and old. I'm a family practice doctor so my jo...

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Is Your Surgeon Cheating During Your Parathyroid Operation?

Sep 20th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

The internet is full of surgeons who claim to be experts at parathyroid surgery. But are they really doi...

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Parathyroid Adenomas Located in the Chest: No Worries, Chest Parathyroid Tumors can be Very Easy to Remove!

Aug 4th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Parathyroid tumors located in the chest can almost always be removed via a small neck incision. Don't split your sternum o...

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Normal Blood Calcium Levels - Adjusted for Patient's Age

Jul 11th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Blood calcium levels vary as we age, but labs don't give normal calcium ranges according to age. The highest blood calcium...

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Ectopic Parathyroid Adenoma High in the Neck (un-descended parathyroid adenoma)

Jul 3rd 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Ectopic parathyroid glands occur in 5% of people, occasionally located high in the neck under the jaw (called an ...

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Parathyroid Cysts: Lots of Hyperparathyroid Symptoms From Small Parathyroid Cysts.

Jun 17th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Parathyroid cysts are uncommon, but can cause lots of symptoms of hyperparathyroidism sometimes, and no symptoms at all at...

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Parathyroid Surgery: All Four Parathyroid Glands Should Be Examined!

Jun 8th 2013 by Dr. James Norman

Because 30% of people with hyperparathyroidism will have more than one parathyroid tumor, the most successful parathyroid ...

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