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International journal of surgery (London, England) 13: 245-9 (2015)

The extent of improvement of health-related quality of life as assessed by the SF36 and Paseika scales after parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism - A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Kenneth Brito , Senarath Edirimanne , Guy D. Eslick
ABSTRACT
Previous studies have shown that parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) improve the function and quality of life of patients. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to determine the health-related quality of life outcomes among those having surgical management for PHPT.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2014.12.004      ISSN: 1743-9191