Items Tagged ‘kidney stone’

May 15, 2018

Rejuvenating Experience

By Senior Senior

I had kidney stone surgery which went well. Then I had a growth on the back of my head – another operation. I developed an infection and tests were run. My calcium level was high indicating a problem. My parathyroid was enlarged. I met with Dr. Livhits. She did surgery to remove it. She did […]

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Tags: calcium level, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinology, infection, kidney stone, kidney stone surgery, parathyroid, patient stories, UCLA Endocrine Center


December 6, 2017

A Happy Ending

By Sonja Sonja

I’ve been having a problem with hyperthyroidism for 35 years, but I always put it off because I felt well and never felt a need for treatment. When I visited Dr. Yeh 3 years ago due to high Calcium levels in my blood test, I was advised to do something about it. Recently, I had […]

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Tags: blood test, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, high calcium levels, hyperthyroidism, kidney stone, patient stories, scar, surgery, ucla endocrine, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


October 24, 2016

Parathroid tumors

By carenfindlay carenfindlay

Three years ago I was shocked to learn that I had a kidney stone which was large and required a medical procedure to remove. I was told that my calcium was too high , vitamin D was too low and I was starting with osteopenia.I was referred to a urologist and a kidney specialist, who […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, kidney stone, osteopenia, parathyroid tumor, parathyroid tumors, patient stories, urologist