Items Tagged ‘PTH’

October 16, 2018

A Walk in the Park

By John John

I never noticed any symptoms but some blood work showed elevated PTH. I was referred to Dr. Yeh who removed my hyperthyroid. It was quick and painless with a minimal incision. It all flowed very smoothly, everything was on time- no issues. It was a walk in the park. The surgery was 4 weeks ago. […]

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Tags: blood work, Dr. Michael Yeh, hyperthyroid, patient stories, PTH, UCLA Endocrine Center, UCLA Endocrinology

October 10, 2016

Total Parathyroidectomy

By jprovisor jprovisor

My doctor and I had been in the “watchful waiting” mode for 10 years, monitoring the levels of PTH and calcium in my blood. The levels were above normal for years, but hovered at the same place, a little high, but not an urgent situation requiring surgery. That is until this year when a bone […]

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Tags: 4D-CT Scan, bone density scan, calcium blood level, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrine surgery, four-dimensional parathyroid CT scan, osteoporosis, overweight, parathyroid glands, parathyroid imaging, parathyroid surgery