Parathyroidectomy Surgery Center

Parathyroidectomy is the removal of one or more of the parathyroid glands to treat hyperparathyroidism. Risks of parathyroidectomy include:

Possible complications of parathyroidectomy include:
  • damage to the recurrent laryngeal nerve,
  • bleeding or hematoma,
  • problems maintaining calcium levels in the blood,
  • need for further and more aggressive surgery,
  • need for a limited or total thyroidectomy,
  • prolonged pain,
  • impaired healing,
  • and recurrence of the tumor.
Read more: Parathyroidectomy Surgery Article

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/30/2020

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