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 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 about parathyroid glands and what happens when they become tumors and which symptoms are because you have too much calcium in your blood.
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
Parathyroid anatomy introduction: typical tumor size and location. You will also learn the difference between exploratory and MIRP “mini” surgery as well as what to look for in an experienced surgeon.
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.
Learn where the parathyroid glands are and what the parathyroid glands do.
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
Learn how Calcium is affected by parathyroid glands and how parathyroid glands are the control system for the levels of calcium in your body.
Learn why Norman Parathyroid Center has hyperparathyroidism cure rates over 99% and why ALL patients can have MIRP “mini” surgery even with negative scans.
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.