Parathyroidectomy

Also known as `Parathyroid gland removal`, Parathyroidectomy is the surgical removal of one or more parathyroid glands. This procedure is used to remove primary tumors or hyperplasia of the glands, especially when they produce excessive parathyroid hormone. As drugs such as Fosamax do not treat the underlying cause of parathyroid-related osteopo.....
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parathyroidectomy

<procedure> Excision of one or both of the parathyroid glands. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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parathyroidectomy

(par″ә-thi″roid-ek´tә-me) excision of one or more of the parathyroid glands.
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Parathyroidectomy

Our Parathyroidectomy Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Parathyroidectomy Parathyroidectomy: Surgical removal of one or more of the parathyroid glands. Parathyroidectomy is usually done to treat hyperparathyroidism. Primary hyperparathyroidism is the most common disorder of the parathyroid glands, and is c...
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parathyroidectomy

parathyroidectomy Excision of a parathyroid gland.
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parathyroidectomy

Surgery to remove one or more parathyroid glands (four pea-sized organs found on the thyroid).
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Parathyroidectomy

the surgical removal of one or more of the parathyroid glands
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parathyroidectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: par′ă-thī-royd-ek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of the parathyroid glands.
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