Thirty-day readmissions following parathyroidectomy: Evidence from the National Readmissions Database, 2013-2014.
Am J Otolaryngol 2018 Jan 10. Epub 2018 Jan 10.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.
Purpose: Parathyroidectomy is one of the most common procedures performed in the United States, and are increasingly being performed safely in the outpatient setting. However, complications from surgery can be life-threatening, and thus an understanding of who may be at risk is essential. We analyzed and compared the risk factors for patients readmitted within 30 days following inpatient parathyroidectomy for primary or secondary hyperparathyroidism. Read More