The Midwest Head and Neck Cancer Consortium Multi-Institutional Parathyroid Registry
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Conditions: official terms
Head and Neck Neoplasms - Hyperparathyroidism - Hyperparathyroidism, Primary
Conditions: Keywords
Hyperparathyroidism, Hypercalcemia
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
The purpose of this registry is to create a database that collects clinical data to improve knowledge about primary hyperparathyroidism.
Detailed Description
This will be a multi-institutional prospective study in which patients that have undergone parathyroidectomy with intra-operative PTH assessment. The success of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy without and with intra-operative PTH will be assessed for each patient. Success for exploration without intra-operative PTH will be defined as directed exploration with detection of an abnormal parathyroid in the location suggested by imaging. Success with intra-operative PTH will be defined as per standard protocols (50% or > decrease in intra-operative PTH following excision).
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 19 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Adult individuals (male and female) who have a personal diagnosis/history of primary hyperparathyroidism.

- Age 19 or greater.

- Patients who are seen and treated surgically at UNMC's Department of Otolaryngology- Head Neck Surgery .

- Able to provide informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

-No history of primary hyperparathyroidism
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Gerry Funk, MD
Kansas University Medical Center
Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Douglas Girod, MD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Patricia Fernandes, DDS,MS - 612-626-3018 -
University Of Missiouri
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Robert S Zitsch, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha,, Nebraska, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Kelly J Treude, BS - 402-559-7308 -
Sanford School of Medicine
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: William C Spanos, MD
Start Date
June 2010
Completion Date
June 2030
University of Nebraska
University of Nebraska
Record processing date processed this data on July 28, 2015 page