ATA Criteria Useful for Grouping Patients by Hypocalcemia Symptoms

ATA Criteria Useful for Grouping Patients by Hypocalcemia Symptoms

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ATA Criteria Useful for Grouping Patients by Hypocalcemia Symptoms

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) diagnostic criteria for postoperative hypoparathyroidism are useful to doctors in grouping patients based on symptoms, which could help in managing the disease, a study reported. “However,” the researchers wrote, differentiating patients in this way “may underestimate the actual incidence,” or the number of new cases of postoperative hypoparathyroidism. The study, “Role of the 2018 American Thyroid Association statement on postoperative hypoparathyroidism: a 5-year retrospective study,” was published in the journal…

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