Parathyroid Education on Video

High blood calcium, hyperparathyroidism, parathyroid gland problems, low vitamin D, and parathyroid surgery! Everything you want to know about parathyroid disease on VIDEO.

Featured Flicks are 3-10 minute videos with detailed information on many parathyroid subjects. Enjoy!


Endocrinologist asks if Vitamin D should be used to treat parathyroid disease

Endocrinologist asks if Vitamin D should be used to treat parathyroid disease

Endocrinologist from the AACE conference asks whether Endocrinologists should use viatamin D to treat Parathyroid Disease, NO is the answer. Also in this video, endocrinologists ask if ultrasounds are helpful for the surgeons. The answer is only if the untrasound is done by an endocrinologist

Hyperplasia is Rare: Parathyroid Disease confusion in diagnosis

Hyperplasia is Rare: Parathyroid Disease confusion in diagnosis

Dr James Norman from the Norman Parathyroid Center speaks with a group of endocrinologists during and AACE meeting. You will learn the three (3) causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism are renal failure, Gastric bypass, and celiac disease and that there are no causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism

Endocrinologist asks about tests, cure rate, and malignancy

Endocrinologist asks about tests, cure rate, and malignancy

Endocrinologist tells others about what tests are needed to diagnose primary hyperparathyroidism, then asks leading experts about cure rate and percentage of patients that have malignancy.

Parathyroid surgery: The probe is used for measuring parathyroid hormone.

Parathyroid surgery: The probe is used for measuring parathyroid hormone.

During parathyroid surgery, Drs. Norman and Politz us the probe to measure the parathyroid hormone NOT to localize the tumor. The probe measures the amount of parathyroid homone being produced by the parathyroid glands. The parathyroid tumor has higher measurements than a normal parathyroid gland.

Part III : NIH Criteria Evaluation and Discussion

Part III : NIH Criteria Evaluation and Discussion

Dr. Politz from the Norman Parathyroid Center and Tampa General Hospital, talks about where the NIH guidelines came from and why, the percentages of people with parathyroid tumors that are outside some of these guidelines, and how endocrinologists can be proactive with this disease. Part

Tour of Parathyroid Center at Tampa General Hospital

Tour of Parathyroid Center at Tampa General Hospital

Dr. Norman gives parathyroid patients a tour of the new Parathyroid Palace! We’ll show you how to get there, where to park, and let you see inside this beautiful center where thousands of parathyroid operations occur annually.

Parathyroid Tumors And Sestamibi Scans: How to Read The Scan

Parathyroid Tumors And Sestamibi Scans: How to Read The Scan

Learn what Sestamibi scans should and should NOT be used for and why you don’t need a scan until day of surgery.

Parathyroid Surgery Pre-op Chat with Dr. Norman

Parathyroid Surgery Pre-op Chat with Dr. Norman

Listen in as Dr. Norman chats with a patient before their parathyroid operation.

Parathyroid Operation: State of the art Mini Parathyroid Surgery in 13 Minutes.

Parathyroid Operation: State of the art Mini Parathyroid Surgery in 13 Minutes.

Inside the OR with Dr. Norman as he performs a parathyroid mini surgery under 13 minutes. This state of the art parathyroid operation evaluates all four parathyroid glands, curing hyperparathyroidism.

Part I : Parathyroid Disease- Areas of Confusion in Diagnosing Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Part I : Parathyroid Disease- Areas of Confusion in Diagnosing Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Shows how 1,445 endocrinologists did workups on more than 10,000 patients with high calcium levels and the trends of endocrinologists around the world in diagnosing primary hyperparathyroidism. Also discussed is how FHH cannot be distinguished from PHPT with a 24 hr urine test.