Radionuclide Imaging of the Parathyroid Glands
... Radionuclide Imaging of the Parathyroid Glands
Christopher J. Palestro, MD,*,† Maria B. Tomas, MD,*,† and Gene G. Tronco, MD†
The parathyroid glands, which usually are situated behind the thyroid gland, secrete
parathyroid hormone, or PTH, which helps maintain calcium homeostasis. Primary hyperparat ...