Why is parathyroidectomy done?
Parathyroidectomy is a surgical procedure done to remove the parathyroid gland or glands affected by tumour and causing hyperparathyroidism
How is parathyroidectomy done?
An incision is made in the front of the neck and the gland or glands with disease are identified and diagnosed, by sending a sample for immediate biopsy. On confirmation the glands are removed and the incision is closed.