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March 11, 2020

Parathyroidectomy and Hypertension—Reply

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  • 1John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, California
JAMA Surg. 2020;155(6):532-533. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6364

In Reply We thank Hussain, who highlighted important issues regarding the article we published.1 Our retrospective study showed that patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and hypertension who underwent parathyroidectomy had decreased antihypertensive medication requirements and lower mean arterial pressure (MAP) when compared with those without surgery.

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