Published in Cancer Weekly, October 25th, 2005
According to recent research from Italy, "PC is a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism. Surgery is the only effective treatment; re-operations are often required, because recurrences occur in most of the cases."
"The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze the rate of biochemical cure, clinical relief, sensitivity of localizing studies and morbidity after re-operations. From January 1980 to December 2000, 19 patients underwent surgery for PC. PC persisted or recurred in all cases. Fourteen re-operations were performed in 6 patients. Twelve re-operations at...
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