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Will I have to stay in the hospital overnight for parathyroid removal surgery?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Maybe: This is changing. Some surgeons do have most of their patients spend the night in the hospital; others allow most people to go home a few hours after their surgery. Some things that may affect this include whether tests have shown the exact location of the parathyroid tumor, a patient's overall health, and how far they live from the hospital.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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