"Parathyroid Glands" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Two pairs of small oval-shaped glands located in the front and the base of the NECK and adjacent to the two lobes of THYROID GLAND. They secrete PARATHYROID HORMONE that regulates the balance of CALCIUM; PHOSPHORUS; and MAGNESIUM in the body.
- Parathyroid Glands
- Gland, Parathyroid
- Glands, Parathyroid
- Parathyroid Gland
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Parathyroid Glands" by people in Profiles.
Thyroid and Parathyroid Conditions: Parathyroid Conditions. FP Essent. 2022 Mar; 514:30-38.
American Thyroid Association statement on outpatient thyroidectomy. Thyroid. 2013 Oct; 23(10):1193-202.
Association of parathyroid pathology with well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma. Presse Med. 2012 Jun; 41(6 Pt 1):e265-71.
Surgical anatomy of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2010 Apr; 43(2):221-7, vii.
Role of intraoperative parathormone monitoring during parathyroidectomy in patients with discordant localization studies. Surgery. 2008 Aug; 144(2):299-306.
Does histopathology predict parathyroid hypersecretion and influence correctly the extent of parathyroidectomy in patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism? Surgery. 2007 Dec; 142(6):930-5; discussion 930-5.
Comparison of SPECT/CT, SPECT, and planar imaging with single- and dual-phase (99m)Tc-sestamibi parathyroid scintigraphy. J Nucl Med. 2007 Jul; 48(7):1084-9.
Hypocalcemia and parathyroid function in metastatic prostate cancer. Endocr Pract. 2005 Jul-Aug; 11(4):254-8.
Beta-arrestin- and G protein receptor kinase-mediated calcium-sensing receptor desensitization. Mol Endocrinol. 2005 Apr; 19(4):1078-87.
Effect of calcium channel blockers on the sensitivity of preoperative 99mTc-MIBI SPECT for hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 2004 Dec; 136(6):1199-204.