Surgery

Parathyroidectomy Instructional Video

This Course Is Approved for .5 CE Credits     |     DR. JOHN BERG, DVM, DACVS


In this presentation, Dr. Berg will provide an overview of hyperparathyroidism in dogs, including normal calcium regulation, major rule-outs for hypercalcemia, diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism and imaging of the parathyroid glands. He will then review the relevant surgical anatomy, and show a narrated video demonstrating the surgical technique for parathyroidectomy in an actual patient. This will be followed by a discussion of postoperative monitoring and prevention and treatment of hypocalcemia.


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