Parathyroid conditions

Dr Ben Lancashire is a specialist endocrine surgeon. He has expert training in surgical management of parathyroid gland disorders. What are parathyroid glands? The parathyroid glands are endocrine glands that produce parathyroid hormone (PTH). There are usually four of them (two on each side) at the back of your thyroid gland, though they may be […]

Parathyroid surgery

Parathyroid surgery is the only effective treatment for hyperparathyroidism. There are no medications currently available that can cure primary hyperparathyroidism. For people without any symptoms, there are guidelines that may help decide if you should consider surgery. Dr Lancashire will be able to discuss if you will benefit from surgery. What is the difference between […]