Parathyroid Surgeon Telangana Operating To Cure Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid glands are located behind the thyroid gland in the front side of the neck. Parathyroid glands belong to the endocrine system. The main purpose of these glands is to maintain a proper ratio of calcium in the body, mainly in blood. If any of these glands start reacting abnormally and hampers the normal ratio of calcium in the blood; the Parathyroid surgeon Telangana suggests for a surgery.
There are four parathyroid glands in a human body. Normally they are the size of a rice grain but in some cases, they might be as big as peas. As thyroid gland which creates thyroid hormone to manipulate metabolism rate in the body, parathyroid gland creates parathyroid hormone to increase the level of calcium in the blood.
Why Is Parathyroid Surgery Necessary?
Parathyroid glands have one single purpose. They regulate the calcium level in the entire body so that the muscles and nervous system work properly. These glands measure the amount of calcium present in the blood every minute. If there is any deficiency then these glands create PTH or parathyroid hormone that goes to the bones for retrieving calcium from the calcium vaults of the bones and then channel them into the blood.
Parathyroid surgeon Telangana advises a surgery when there is an imbalance of calcium is noticed for the malfunction of the parathyroid glands. The malfunction begins with over generating of the PTH hormone in the body. This disease is known as hyperparathyroidism. The Parathyroid surgery is performed to help patients get back their normal lifestyle back from the disease hyperparathyroidism.
Parathyroid Surgical Procedures
The traditional Parathyroid surgery Telangana is known as bilateral neck exploration. In this surgical procedure, the parathyroid surgeon diagnoses all the parathyroid glands and identifies the diseased one. The size and the appearance of the gland that is malfunctioning are different from the other three. This is a safe surgical procedure where surgeons can opt for a less invasive surgery if wanted.
A localized test is performed to recognize the gland that is not working properly. The focused parathyroidectomy is known to treat patients who have only one gland particularly defected. The name is given due to the focused and more limited approach of this operation. This is exactly why this is also known as the minimally invasive parathyroid surgery.
A Parathyroid surgeon Telangana can take time from 20 minutes to several hours for the surgery depending on the critical situation the patient is in. In the operation, one gland can be removed or more than one in case there are multiple defective parathyroid glands in the body. The time extends in case the parathyroid surgeon wants to do an exploration on the both sides of the neck for locating any other issues.
At Dr. Venu Gopal Pareek, patients are diagnosed first with local tests then advised to undergo a parathyroid surgery.