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Is only having 1 kidney reason enough to have hyperparathyroid surgery?

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology

In brief: No

Check your electrolyte status with nephrologist or endocrinologist.

In brief: No

Check your electrolyte status with nephrologist or endocrinologist.
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Yes

One serious complication of hyperparathyroidism is kidney failure.
Someone with only one kidney would be particularly at risk for this. In general, surgery for hyperparathyroidism is now recommended for anyone without strong reasons not to have surgery.

In brief: Yes

One serious complication of hyperparathyroidism is kidney failure.
Someone with only one kidney would be particularly at risk for this. In general, surgery for hyperparathyroidism is now recommended for anyone without strong reasons not to have surgery.
Dr. Susan Wingo
Dr. Susan Wingo
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