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Table 3 Histopathological changes of resected PTGs

From: Effects of preoperative cinacalcet hydrochloride treatment on the operative course of parathyroidectomy and pathological changes in resected parathyroid glands

  All Non-CH group CH group P value
Total number of PTGs 743 571 172 0.417
Nodular hyperplasia 567 (76.3) 429 (75.1) 138 (80.2) 0.168
Diffuse hyperplasia 176 (23.7) 142 (24.9) 34 (19.8)
Cystic lesions 182 (24.5) 130 (22.8) 52 (30.2) 0.046
Hemorrhagic necrosis 116 (15.6) 75 (13.1) 41 (23.8) < 0.001
Oxyphil cell area, % 49.1 (43.4–50.4) 38.2 (33.7–48.8) 55.1 (51.3–59.8) 0.011
  1. Data are expressed as the number (%) or median (95% confidential interval)
  2. PTG parathyroid gland, CH cinacalcet hydrochloride