Title

The detection and management of primary hyperparathyroidism in patients with urolithiasis

Document Type

Article

Department

Surgery; Urology

Abstract

This chapter discusses the variable presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism and the association of this disease with urinary tract stone formation, methods for detection and screening of hyperparathyroidism and treatment of hypercalcemia, anatomical variations in position and number of parathyroids, parathyroid hyperfunction in pregnancy, and ­indications for parathyroidectomy.

Publication

Urolithiasis