INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.7, no.5, pp.466-471, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY
Background: Improvements in surgical technique cannot eliminate the risk of hypocalcemia. We aimed to evaluate the accuracy of PTH levels in surgical site irrigation fluid (irPTH) in predicting patients at risk for postoperative hypocalcemia.