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 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 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.
Learn where the parathyroid glands are and what the parathyroid glands do.
Parathyroid Disease and the three most commonly asked questions.
Listen in as Dr. Norman chats with a patient before their parathyroid operation.
Endocrinologist tells others about what tests are needed to diagnose primary hyperparathyroidism, then asks leading experts about cure rate and percentage of patients that have malignancy.
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
Dr James Norman from the Norman Parathyroid Center speaks with a group of endocrinologists during and AACE meeting. You will learn the three (3) causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism are renal failure, Gastric bypass, and celiac disease and that there are no causes of secondary hyperparathyroidism
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 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.