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!


Scheduling your Parathyroid Operation with the Norman Parathyroid Center

Scheduling your Parathyroid Operation with the Norman Parathyroid Center

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

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

What Are Parathyroid Glands?

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Part II : Parathyroid Disease- Areas of Confusion in Diagnosing Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Part II : 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, why intermittent normal calcium levels are ok, and very informative data on negative sestamibi scans and negative ultrasounds.

Endocrinologist asks about tests, cure rate, and malignancy

Endocrinologist asks about tests, cure rate, and malignancy

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.

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