PHPT

AcronymDefinition
PHPTPhp Test
PHPTPhp Tutorial
PHPTPrimary Hyperparathyroidism
PHPTPerinatal HIV Prevention Trial
PHPTProgram for HIV Prevention and Treatment
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Surgery remain the definite treatment of primary hyperthyroidism.2-5 In past few decades standard of treatment for PHPT has been BNE, but with advances in the field of minimally invasive surgery, trend has been changed.
The samples in Malindi were flown to Nairobi to make sure they arrived within eight hours of sample collection and testing, as was the rest of the samples.The lead researcher was Prof James Mbaria, the chairman of the PHPT department.
Cenia said the PHPT has been implementing this since the IRR was released in 2017, but due to limited number of personnel, they can only do so much.
PHPT is a common endocrine disorder in which PTH is excessively secreted from one or more of the four parathyroid glands, which leads to abnormal calcium regulation and hypercalcemia.
Brown tumors occur in 4.5% of patients with PHPT and between 1.5% and 1.7% in cases of SHPT [5, 8] with an overall prevalence of 0.1% [4, 6].
A total of 376 patients diagnosed with pHPT were operated on in our service from January 2000 to December 2013.
PHPT during pregnancy poses significant risks with maternal complications reported to be as high as 67-85%.
These benign lesions, seen in up to 3% of pHPT patients, represent a reparative cellular process in regions with high osteoclastic bone turnover [14].
Prospective follow-up studies of asymptomatic PHPT have shown that it is a progressive disease; after 10 to 15 years, up to one-third of the subjects showed a progression with evident characteristics of the disease, for example, kidney stones, worsening of hypercalcemia, and reduction of bone mineral density (BMD) [6].
The rarity of cystic parathyroid lesions with PHPT may confound its diagnosis and treatment.