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!
Learn why Norman Parathyroid Center has hyperparathyroidism cure rates over 99% and why ALL patients can have MIRP “mini” surgery even with negative scans.
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, why intermittent normal calcium levels are ok, and very informative data on negative sestamibi scans and negative ultrasounds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Politz from the Norman Parathyroid Center presents a discussion on NIH criteria for diagnosing hyperparathyroidism to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
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 what Sestamibi scans should and should NOT be used for and why you don’t need a scan until day of surgery.