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!
Dr. Norman explains sestamibi scans and why they are often negative. Sestamibi scans are usually wrong and far too much emphasis is placed on sestamibi scans!
Learn what to do to become a patient of the Norman Parathyroid Center, which forms to fill out, which website to go to, and the process through the time of surgery.
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.
Learn where the parathyroid glands are and what the parathyroid glands do.
Parathyroid anatomy introduction: typical tumor size and location. You will also learn the difference between exploratory and MIRP “mini” surgery as well as what to look for in an experienced surgeon.
Learn how Calcium is affected by parathyroid glands and how parathyroid glands are the control system for the levels of calcium in your body.
Read your own sestamibi scan and know where the tumors are and are not, also understand that a negative scan is ok but the experience of the surgeon is very important.
Parathyroid Disease and the three most commonly asked questions.
Parathyroid surgery scheduling at Tampa General Hospital with Dr. James Norman and Doug Politz is explained to you by Michelle and Kelly. Questions answered include: Who will call me?, Where do I go?, What can I eat?, and which medicines can I take the morning
Learn why Norman Parathyroid Center has hyperparathyroidism cure rates over 99% and why ALL patients can have MIRP “mini” surgery even with negative scans.