JONATHAN M. LEVY, M.D.; SAMUEL J. HESSEL, M.D.; STEPHEN E. DIPPE, M.D.; JACK O. McFARLAND, M.D.
Transvenous digital subtraction angiography was used before surgery to evaluate seven patients with chemical evidence of hyperparathyroidism. Digital subtraction angiography identified parathyroid adenomas in six of the seven patients. This technique is a sensitive, although not specific, method to identify small vascular tumors.
LEVY JM, HESSEL SJ, DIPPE SE, McFARLAND JO. Digital Subtraction Angiography for Localization of Parathyroid Lesions. Ann Intern Med. 1982;97:710–712. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-5-710
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(5):710-712.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Parathyroid Disorders.
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