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Treatment of hyperparathyroidism by percutaneous embolization of a mediastinal adenoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1118615     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Percutaneous embolization of parathyroid adenomas was attempted in three hypercalcemic patients with previously unsuccessful neck explorations. Two adenomas were in the mediastinum and the third was within the thyroid lobe. Autologous clot, Gelfoam, and silicone rubber were used to obstruct feeding arteries. The intrathyroidal adenoma failed to respond but both mediastinal adenomas were infarcted. Hyperparathyroidism recurred after 7 months in one patient but the other remains normocalcemic 8 months postembolization.
J L Doppman; S J Marx; A M Spiegel; L E Mallette; D R Wolfe; G D Aurbach; G Geelhoed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiology     Volume:  115     ISSN:  0033-8419     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiology     Publication Date:  1975 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-06-09     Completed Date:  1975-06-09     Revised Date:  2006-04-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401260     Medline TA:  Radiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37-42     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adenoma / radiography,  therapy*
Blood Coagulation
Gelatin Sponge, Absorbable / therapeutic use
Hyperparathyroidism / therapy*
Mammary Arteries / radiography
Mediastinal Neoplasms / radiography,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Parathyroid Glands / blood supply
Parathyroid Hormone / blood
Parathyroid Neoplasms / radiography,  therapy*
Silicone Elastomers
Thyroid Gland / blood supply
Thyroid Neoplasms / radiography,  therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Parathyroid Hormone; 0/Silicone Elastomers

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