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Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY;
Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
Objective: To describe the findings at the time of neck exploration and to devise a surgical strategy when confronted with hyperparathyroid cases with negative findings on technetium Tc 99m sestamibi localization scan.
Design: All technetium Tc 99m sestamibi localization scans completed between the years 1996 and 2004 at a single institution were reviewed.
Vasyukevich K, Ow TJ, Goldfarb RC, Frank DK. P168 Parathyroidectomy in Patients With Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Negative Findings on Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi Localization Scan. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):898-899. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.898-c