Items Tagged ‘hyperparathyroid’

December 21, 2018

The Cherry on Top


I was told I have hyperthyroid and referred to Dr. Livhits. My calcium level was high and in surgery Dr. Livhits found hyperparathyroid. I was in surgery for 3 1/2 hours. The surgery went really well- no swelling, no pain. Dr. Livhits did a great job and I am happy with the outcome.The cherry on […]

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Tags: calcium level, Dr. Masha Livhits, hyperparathyroid, hyperthyroidm, patient stories

June 14, 2018

No Problems Now

By Veri Veri

I was having kidney and liver problems. I found out I was hyperparathyroid. Medicine I was taking was making me sick – mostly headaches. Too much calcium was making my kidney function go down – from 22% to 16%. I was referred to Dr. Livhits. Dr. Livhits performed surgery on the right side of my […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinology, glands, hyperparathyroid, kidney, kidney function, liver, patient stories, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center

January 10, 2018

I’m very appreciative!

By Slow Nana Slow Nana

When my numbers were elevated, my primary doctor took me off my blood pressure meds to try to reduce them but the numbers remained high. I had been in a bad auto accident so there was some thought that the numbers could be stress/trauma related. But then I saw an endocrinologist who said it was […]

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Tags: blood pressure, Dr. Michael Yeh, Dr. Yeh, endocrinologist, hyperparathyroid, patient stories, primary doctor, stress

May 22, 2017

Highly professional, very supportive, and very effective

By geezerly geezerly

The care was highly professional, very supportive and very effective. Dr. Yeh took out 2 parathyroid glands that were hyper. The title descriptors are true of UCLA Health in general in my experience My wife also had life saving care at UCLA.

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Tags: Dr. Micheal Yeh, hyperparathyroid, parathyroid, parathyroid glands, patient stories

August 17, 2016

Hyperparathyroid Surgery

By mpoussin mpoussin

I had a history of kidney stones and high calcium diagnosed as a parathyroid issue. I was referred to Dr. Livhits and had one of my parathyroids successfully removed. Minimal post surgery issues included tenderness and soreness when swallowing and a lump on the throat, but slowly going away. My energy has improved since surgery. […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, endocrine surgery, high calcium, hyperparathyroid, hyperparathyroid surgery, kidney stones, parathyroid disease, patient stories