Preoperative evaluation of hyperparathyroidism: the role of dual-phase parathyroid scintigraphy and ultrasound imaging


SUKAN A., REYHAN M., Aydin M. , YAPAR A. F. , Sert Y., Canpolat T., ...More

ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE, vol.22, no.2, pp.123-131, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12149-007-0086-z
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF NUCLEAR MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.123-131
  • Keywords: hyperparathyroidism, Tc-99m-MIBI, ultrasound, thyroid nodules, MINIMALLY INVASIVE PARATHYROIDECTOMY, HIGH-RESOLUTION ULTRASONOGRAPHY, TECHNETIUM 99M SESTAMIBI, SUBTRACTION SCINTIGRAPHY, HORMONE ASSAY, LOCALIZATION, GLANDS, TC-99M-MIBI, ADENOMAS, TC-99M-SESTAMIBI

Abstract

Objective The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of dual-phase 99mTc-methoxyisobutylnitrile (MIBI) parathyroid scintigraphy (PS) and ultrasound (US) in primary (pHPT) and secondary (sHPT) hyperparathyroidism.