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Tumours of the parathyroid glands by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The endocrine system The thyroid gland and the parathyroid glands are part of the endocrine system. Although they are close to each other and have similar names, they have very different functions. The parathyroid glands There are four parathyroid glands, which are attached to the thyroid gland, in the front of the ... Read on »
Top Parathyroid Myths by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 22 Dec 2013 7:00pm Prominent parathyroid surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS, of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Los Angeles, explains common parathyroid misconceptions in a new article. In a new article on ParathyroidMD.com, “Top 3 Parathyroid Myths,” world-renowned parathyroid surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS, dispels some of the most common myths ... Read on »
Thyroid surgery safe for older p ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:02pm Thyroid surgery safe for older patients, study finds AUGUSTA, Ga., 22 oct 2009 – Thyroid surgery is safe for older patients, say physicians who found only slight differences in rates of complications and hospital readmissions in a multi-year study. "We were pleasantly surprised," says Dr. Melanie W. Seybt, endocrine-head and neck surgeon at ... Read on »
What Should You do if your Primary Care, or Endocrinologist tell You that Your Blood Calcium is Elevated and you need Surgery to by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 1 Comment The most common cause is over-active parathyroid gland activity. Usually a single non cancerous tumor called a parathyroid adenoma. The screening testing is easy. Calcium, parathyroid hormone, and urine studies for calcium and creatine. But once the diagnosis is made the next step is not as easy. The location of the tumor can be anywhere in the n ... Read on »
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is an inherited disorder that affects the endocrine glands. It is sometimes called multiple endocrine adenomatosis or Wermer's syndrome, after one of the first doctors to recognise it. MEN1 is quite rare, occurring in about 3 to 20 persons out of 100,000. It affects both sexes equally and shows no ... Read on »
New Findings Regarding The Advantages Of Minimally Invasive Surgery To Treat Hyperparathyroidism by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Jan 2014 7:00pm Babak Larian, MD, FACS, of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Beverly Hills comments on the latest findings from the American Thyroid Association that supports minimally invasive parathyroidectomy as a beneficial treatment for patients suffering from hyperparathyroidism. According to a recent report released by the American T ... Read on »
Surgery Done & Healthy Vegan Friday by Love Healthy Living Posted Fri 19 Oct 2012 10:26am I’m back!!! I am so happy to let you know that my surgery is over with and I am back home safe and sound. Alan and I arrived bright and early at the hospital on Monday morning since I was the first on the schedule. I was surprised that I felt very calm from the day before up until I was being wheeled into the operating room, although there ... Read on »
Kids Have A Surgery Date Yesterd... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:53pm Kids Have A Surgery Date Yesterday we made the trip up to Atlanta to see a pediatric surgeon about doing Big B and Sis's thyroidectomies. The trip went quickly, the kids all behaved on the way up, and we even arrived over an hour early. The only bad parts were that we had to wait over an hour in the waiting room and then over half an hour in ... Read on »
Jo's Second Surgery- Thyroidecto... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:53pm Jo's Second Surgery- Thyroidectomy w/Lymph Node Dissection and Parathyroid Reimplantation. Say that one five times fast! ;) I'm going to keep the pre-surgery part short so I don't take up too much room. We went down to Tampa on Tuesday night, I had my appointment with Dr. P (the head and neck surgeon) and he told me they would be cutting ... Read on »
My neck surgery is scheduled for... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:53pm My neck surgery is scheduled for June 2nd...next week. We have to be there on May 31st because I have pre-op and an appointment with the head and neck surgeon that day in Tampa. I have two surgeons for this surgery. One will be the same one that did my adrenalectomy and he will do the thyroidectomy part of the surgery and then the head and neck s ... Read on »