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Table 1 This table lists the 5 different frozen section encountered in this study and their final pathology results

From: Intraoperative parathyroid hormone level in parathyroidectomy: which patients benefit from it?

FS result Final pathology result
  Adenoma Hyperplasia Normal parathyroid No parathyroid Total
Hypercellular 111 9 0 0 120
Adenoma 67 0 0 0 67
Hyperplasia 3 10 0 0 13
Normal parathyroid tissue 3 0 21 0 24
No parathyroid tissue 0 0 0 8 8
Total 184 19 21 8 232
  1. There was no difference in adenoma outcome in final pathology between the group that had Hypercellular FS and Adenoma FS (p value = 0.168). The PPV of Frozen Section to Adenoma is 95.19% and NPV is 86.67%.
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