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Table 2 Surgical procedure, histopathological diagnosis and surgical outcome

From: Intraoperative parathyroid hormone (PTH) testing in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and PTH levels in the normal range

  Group A (n = 9) Group B (n = 235) p value
MIP 4 (44.4%) 143 (60.8%) 0.52
Bilateral neck exploration 5 (55.6%) 92 (39.2%)
Operative time (minutes) 91.7 ± 41.3 89.8 ± 38.3 0.88
Postoperative stay (days) 2.7 ± 1.7 2.4 ± 0.7 0.31
Single adenoma 8 (88.9%) 209 (88.9%) 0.59
Double adenoma 1 (11.1%) 6 (2.6%) 0.62
Multigland hyperplasia 0 11 (4.7%) 0.87
Carcinoma 0 9 (3.8%) 0.76
Multi gland disease 1 (11.1%) 17 (7.2%) 0.83
Surgical failure (persistent / recurrent PHP) 1 (11.1%) 4 (1.7%) 0.44
  1. MIP Mini invasive parathyroidectomy