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Table 1 Subject Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

From: Comparison of total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation and without thymectomy versus total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation and with thymectomy for secondary hyperparathyroidism: TOPAR PILOT-Trial

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Patients on long term dialysis treatment (>12 months) with sHPT • Primary or Tertiary hyperparathyroidism (hyperparathyroidism after kidney transplantation)
• PTH ≥ tenfold above upper normal value • Familial hyperparathyroidism(MEN I, MEN II, hereditary hyperparathyroidism)
• Age equal or greater 18 years • History of neck explorations for thyroid/parathyroid disorders
• Informed consent • Malignant disease of the thyroid glands
  • Bleeding disorder/coagulopathy
  • Severe psychiatric or neurologic disease
  • Drug- and/or alcohol-abuse
  • Participation in another intervention-trial with interference of intervention and outcome
  • Inability to follow the instructions given by the investigator (e.g. insufficient command of language)