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J R Soc Med. 1982 December; 75(12): 942–945.
PMCID: PMC1438490

Morbidity in adult parathyroid surgery1

Abstract

The results of surgery in a series of 700 consecutive cases of primary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism are reported with especial reference to mortality and morbidity. Providing that the operation is a first or second operation and that the patient is below 70 years of age, the operation has been found to be safe and uncomplicated.

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