Improvement in the health-related quality-of-life symptoms of hyperparathyroidism is durable on long-term follow-up

This study evaluates the durability of this subjective improvement in quality-of-life symptoms in a large population of patients with follow-up greater than 1 year after operation

M.E. Edwards; A. Rotramel; T. Beyer; M.J. Gaffud; G. Djuricin; K. Loviscek; C.C. Solorzano; R.A. Prinz

2006

Scholarcy highlights

  • Subjective symptoms such as decreased energy, chronic fatigue, and depression are associated with hyperparathyroidism
  • There was no significant decrement in the quality of life in these patients after parathyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism is associated with significant lasting improvement in subjective symptoms
  • The potential durable improvement in these quality-of-life symptoms is a valid indication for parathyroidectomy
  • This study evaluates the durability of this subjective improvement in quality-of-life symptoms in a large population of patients with follow-up greater than 1 year after operation

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