Parathyroidectomy or exploration of parathyroid(s)

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What is a Parathyroidectomy or Exploration of Parathyroid(s)?

A parathyroidectomy or exploration of parathyroid(s) is a procedure in which a surgeon removes the parathyroid gland or examines it.

Why Would I Get a Parathyroidectomy or Exploration of Parathyroid(s)?

The parathyroid gland produces a hormone called parathyroid hormone (PTH); it plays an important role in regulating calcium in the body. However, sometimes a person can have a malfunctioning parathyroid gland that causes an imbalance of calcium in the body. Therefore, a parathyroidectomy or exploration of parathyroid(s) may be necessary to correct this imbalance.

What Happens During a Parathyroidectomy or Exploration of Parathyroid(s)?

During this procedure, a small incision is made in the neck, and a camera and special instruments may be used to observe and extract the parathyroid(s).

What to Expect After a Parathyroidectomy or Exploration of Parathyroid(s)?

After the surgery, you may experience some discomfort and swelling in the neck and a sore throat. You may also experience tiredness, fatigue and a lack of energy; these symptoms should improve over time, though.

Conclusion

A parathyroidectomy or exploration of parathyroid(s) is a procedure in which a surgeon removes the parathyroid gland or examines it. It is done to correct parathyroid gland dysfunction which can cause an imbalance of calcium in the body. After the procedure, there may be some degree of soreness, swelling and overall tiredness. However, these symptoms should improve over time.

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