The Midwest Head and Neck Cancer Consortium Multi-Institutional Parathyroid Registry
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The purpose of this registry is to create a database that collects clinical data to improve knowledge about primary hyperparathyroidism.
Condition or disease
This will be a multi-institutional prospective study in which patients that have undergone parathyroidectomy with intra-operative PTH assessment. The success of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy without and with intra-operative PTH will be assessed for each patient. Success for exploration without intra-operative PTH will be defined as directed exploration with detection of an abnormal parathyroid in the location suggested by imaging. Success with intra-operative PTH will be defined as per standard protocols (50% or > decrease in intra-operative PTH following excision).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
19 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery clinic patients
Adult individuals (male and female) who have a personal diagnosis/history of primary hyperparathyroidism.
Age 19 or greater.
Patients who are seen and treated surgically at UNMC's Department of Otolaryngology- Head Neck Surgery .