Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disorder of the parathyroid glands. Most people with this disorder have one or more enlarged, overactive parathyroid glands that secrete too much parathyroid hormone. 

Below are some links on hyperparathyroidism:

Guidelines for the Management of Asymptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Summary Statement from the Fourth International Workshop http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25162665 (Aug 2014; JCEM)

 

National Institutes of Health

endocrine.niddk.nih.gov/pubs/hyper/hyper.htm

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001215.htm

 

The Mayo Clinic

www.mayoclinic.com/health/hyperparathyroidism/DS00396

 

Information from the New York Thyroid Center and Columbia College of Medicine

http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/thyroid/hyperpara.html 

 

EndocrineWeb - Extensive Information about Hyperparathyroidism and Parathyroid Surgery

http://www.endocrineweb.com/standardpara.html

 

Information from the Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

http://www.findarticles.com/cf_dls/g2603/0004/2603000439/p1/article.jhtml

 

Hyperparathyroidism and Pets 

http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?cls=1&cat=1340&articleid=298

Information from Holly Frisby, DVM, MS, Veterinary Services Department

 

Hyperparathyroidism: Rare presentation of Maternal Primary Hyperparathyroidism

 http://www.findarticles.com/cf_dls/m0999/7255_321/64189517/p1/article.jhtml

 

Abstracts from the British Journal of Medicine 

http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/oto/grand/12094.html

 

Information from Grand Rounds Archives, Baylor College of Medicine

Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Causes, Incidence and Risk Factors - http://www.1uphealth.com/health/primary_hyperparathyroidism_info.html

 

Information from 1UpHealth.com

http://www.endocrine.com/

 

Extensive information about the endocrine system, including information on Hypo and Hyper Parathyroidism

http://www.or-live.com/mountainside/1356/

Minimally invasive radio-guided parathyroidectomy.  View a short video of a radio-guided parathyroidectomy at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey.  This is a new method of treating Hyper-Parathyroidism using very localized radiation therapy to treat Hyper-parathyroidism.

 

Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guQlaGnHCTM

 

Jim Norman, MD of the Norman Endocrine Surgery Clinic, Florida

www.parathyroid.com

 

 

 

 

 

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