Items Tagged ‘small incision’

September 16, 2017

A Good Experience

By Sally Sally

I had a kidney failure in 2008 and for almost 10 years I was on dialysis. Then in March of 2017 I had a transplant. Lab tests showed my parathyroid levels were very high. I was prescribed medicine and the dosage was increased from low to very high. My calcium was high and there was […]

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Tags: cancer, dialysis, Dr. Masha Lihvits, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, kidney failure, kidney transplant, pain pills, parathyroid levels, patient stories, small incision


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