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Genetic Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Primary Hyperparathyroidism (Part 1) (SurgOnc Today 2021)
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Anthony Yang, MD, MS, FACS, Chair of the SSO Endocrine Disease Site Work Group is joined by fellow Workgroup Members, Mark Cohen, MD, FACS, FSSO and Cord Sturgeon, MD, MS, FACS, along with Samuel Hyde, CGC.  

This podcast is the first of a two-part series.  In this episode, the expert panel will discuss the incidence, prevalence, and epidemiology of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT).  They will review inherited syndromes associated with PHPT as well as when to send patients/families to genetic counseling for further evaluation and how to diagnose those syndromes.  Part two of our series will focus on the surgical management of hereditary forms of PHPT. 

Dr. Cohen is Professor of Surgery, Pharmacology and Biomedical Engineering; Vice Chair in Surgery for Clinical Operations; Director of the Center for Surgical Innovation; Director of the Medical School Pathway of Excellence in Innovation and Entrepreneurship; and Director of Endocrine Surgery Research at the University of Michigan. Dr. Sturgeon is Professor of Surgery, Chief of Endocrine Surgery at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Director of Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  Samuel Hyde is an ABGC-certified genetic counselor who specializes in hereditary cancer and is an instructor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: No Credit Offered
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