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Poster Presentations: American Head and Neck Society
August 2006

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

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.

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