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!
Listen in as Dr. Norman chats with a patient before their parathyroid operation.
Dr. Politz from the Norman Parathyroid Center presents a discussion on NIH criteria for diagnosing hyperparathyroidism to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
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!
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
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
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.
Learn where the parathyroid glands are and what the parathyroid glands do.
Learn about parathyroid glands and what happens when they become tumors and which symptoms are because you have too much calcium in your blood.
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.
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.