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!
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.
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 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
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.
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 Disease and the three most commonly asked questions.
Parathyroid glands can’t be everywhere and an experienced surgeon can take less than 20 minutes to complete and MIRP “mini” surgery even if there is a negative sestamibi scan.
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.
Learn about parathyroid glands and what happens when they become tumors and which symptoms are because you have too much calcium in your blood.
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.