The value of preoperative localization of parathyroid adenomas for intended minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism

Martin Gasser, Andrea Busch, Reinhard Lorenz, Andreas Buck, Ana Maria Waaga-Gasser, Christoph Reiners & Christoph-Thomas Germer
Introduction: Bilateral neck exploration of the parathyroid glands is the mainstay of surgical treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (OMIP/MIP) with direct approach towards the abnormal parathyroid gland has been increasingly used with overall advantages[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]