Items Tagged ‘minimally invasive parathyroid surgery’

Fixing Santa Claus' Hyperparathyroidism

September 6, 2019

Fixing Santa Claus’ Hyperparathyroidism

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We just took care of Santa Claus for hyperparathyroidism,” says Dr. Masha Livhits, an endocrine surgeon at UCLA Health. “I really want to bring attention to this disease because it often takes patients a while to come to a diagnosis. Depending on where they live, in this case, North Pole, Alaska, there may not be […]

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Tags: endocrine, endocrine surgery, endocrinology, featured, hyperparathyroidism, Masha Livhits MD, minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center


September 12, 2017

recurrent hyperparathyroidism

By johnsim9284 johnsim9284

I am extremely grateful for Dr. Yeh and his entire endocrine surgery team (surgical fellows, nurse practitioners, RN’s, office staff). I am a practicing physician in Santa Barbara. Through routine testing I was told I had a recurrence of hyperparathyroidism. This came as a complete shock to me as I had a surgical “cure” over […]

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Tags: abnormal gland, abnormal parathyroid gland, Dr. Michael Yeh, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery team, endocrinologist, endocrinology, minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, Parathyroid 4D-CT Scan, parathyroid gland, patient stories, Santa Barbara