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!


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.

Part I: Hyperparathyroidism: NIH Criteria and High Calcium Levels

Part I: Hyperparathyroidism: NIH Criteria and High Calcium Levels

Dr. Politz from the Norman Parathyroid Center presents a discussion on NIH criteria for diagnosing hyperparathyroidism to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

Learn where the parathyroid glands are and what the parathyroid glands do.

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.

Low Vitamin D Does NOT Cause High Calcium

Low Vitamin D Does NOT Cause High Calcium

Dr James Norman from the Norman Parathyroid Center speaks with a group of endocrinologists during and AACE meeting. You will learn that almost all patients with primary hyperparathyroidism have low vitamin D and then after the parathyroid tumor is removed the vitamin D goes back

What Is Calcium And Why Is It So Important?

What Is Calcium And Why Is It So Important?

Learn how Calcium is affected by parathyroid glands and how parathyroid glands are the control system for the levels of calcium in your body.

Parathyroid Tumors And Sestamibi Scans: How to Read The Scan

Parathyroid Tumors And Sestamibi Scans: How to Read The Scan

Learn what Sestamibi scans should and should NOT be used for and why you don’t need a scan until day of surgery.

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.

The Norman Parathyroid Center: Who we are and what to expect

The Norman Parathyroid Center: Who we are and what to expect

Learn why Norman Parathyroid Center has hyperparathyroidism cure rates over 99% and why ALL patients can have MIRP “mini” surgery even with negative scans.

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.