Surgical treatment of persistent tertiary hyperparathyroidism induced by parathyroid adenomas in the aortopulmonary window

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Background. Aortopulmonary window is a rare localization of ectopic parathyroid glands. This localization is the difficulty in diagnosis and surgical treatment, especially in conditions of the heavy somatic pathology that develops with prolonged of kidney replacement therapy. Persistence of tertiary hyperparathyroidism after cervical revision does not give in medical treatment, accompanied by the progression of bone and systemic symptoms of the disease, including death.Materials and Methods. Illustrates a case successful diagnosis and surgical treatment this rare disease. We discuss the treatment and diagnostic tactics. Female patient (age 66) had the experience of peritoneal dialysis for 6 years. She underwent cervical parathyroidectomy. Ectopic mediastinal paratiroma detected by gamma scintigraphy (from 99mTc-MIBI). Determination of the exact tumor location proved to be impossible before the surgery due to bad mental condition of the patient. Localization of adenomas was defined on the surgery after a sternotomy. Results. Operation efficiency proved decrease parathyroid hormone from 2095 pg / ml (before operation) to 10 pg / ml (1.5 months after surgery). After surgery, there was a mediastinal hematoma. The patient was discharged 21 days after surgery healed by.Conclusions. The use a sternotomy leads to the removal of the tumor. This access may be used when an unknown location. This access is a forced for tertiary hyperparathyroidism.

Elena Alekseevna Ilyicheva

Research Center of Reconstructive and Restorative Surgery of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences


Anastasiya Valeryevna Ayusheeva

Research Center of Reconstructive and Restorative Surgery of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences

Valeriy Nikolaevich Makhutov

Irkutsk Regional Clinical Hospital

Anna Vladimirovna Grinchuk

Irkutsk Regional Clinical Hospital

Lyudmila Viktorovna Gaskina

Irkutsk Regional Clinical Hospital

El'vira Valer'evna Soboleva

Irkutsk Regional Clinical Hospital

Gennadiy Yur'evich Aldaranov

Irkutsk Regional Clinical Hospital

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