• During surgery, real-time ultrasound scanning accurately localized a parathyroid adenoma posterior to the superior pole of the right thyroid lobe. This was made feasible because of the ultrasound features of parathyroid tissue and current developments in ultrasound instrumentation.
(Arch Surg 116:234-235, 1981)
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