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Autofluorescence in Parathyroidectomy: Signal Intensity Correlates with Serum Calcium and Parathyroid Hormone but Routine Clinical Use is Not Justified.

Aimee DiMarco, Ravi Chotalia, Ruth Bloxham, Charlotte McIntyre, Neil Tolley, F Fausto Palazzo,

BACKGROUND:The inability to identify the pathological gland at surgery results in failure to cure hyperparathyroidism in 2-5%. The poorly understood characteristic of parathyroid tissue to manifest autofluorescence (AF) under near-infrared (NIR) light has been promoted as an intraoperative adjunct in parathyroid surgery. This study sought to explore potential clinical correlates ... Read more >>

World J Surg (World journal of surgery)
[2019, 43(6):1532-1537]

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