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!


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 Sestamibi Scan Review

Parathyroid Sestamibi Scan Review

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: 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

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.

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.

How To Become A Patient With The Norman Parathyroid Center

How To Become A Patient With The Norman Parathyroid Center

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.

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

Part II: Hyperparathyroidism: NIH Criteria and High Calcium Levels

Part II: Hyperparathyroidism: NIH Criteria and High Calcium Levels

High calcium and Hyperparathyroidism with NIH Criteria. Dr. Politz from the Norman Parathyroid Center presents a discussion on NIH criteria for diagnosing hyperparathyroidism to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

What Is Hyperparathyroidism?

What Is Hyperparathyroidism?

Learn about parathyroid glands and what happens when they become tumors and which symptoms are because you have too much calcium in your blood.