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thyroid and parathyroid transplant

Currently in the world there are many people who have no thyroid and parathyroid glands, which eventually worsens their health because they always used to supplement pills hormone deficiency if the thyroid, while for parathyroid is even more complicated because no hormone parathormone to replace calcium in regulating blood. In this debate I want to find solutions to these problems, raising investigations, scientific advances and current dean hope to many people suffering from these diseases.

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  • Feb 24 2013: Research at the University of Chile shows progress in transplantation of the parathyroid glands. Now in 2012 I would like to know how to proceed in these inquiries.
    http://www.uchile.cl/noticias/16065/realizan-trasplante-inedito-en-chile-de-glandulas-paratiroideas
    regarding the fragility of these glands is a problem that is being solved creatively by placing transplantation in the forearm muscles ...
    A can someone please find these developments in German hospitals and laboratories. Not fluent in German, but it says that also have investigations. Greetings.
    if you are a publication or research appreciate if I provide, I will create a blog soon to give hope to many people with this health problem ...
  • Mar 9 2013: How do you find a medical professional willing to discuss these kinds of options? I live in a university town attached to a huge hospital and there is NO thyroid related research going on here. I have visited 16 different doctors in the last 10 years and can barely get them to discuss different types of medication let alone alternative types of treatment.
  • Feb 18 2013: Nowadays some parathyroid gland transplantation, implanting it in one of the muscles of the forearm, in all cases was progressive adaptation and delayed 1-2 years to reach equilibrium. This is a hope for people who have nothing of thyroid and parathyroid, but the big problem is the rejection of the transplanted organ by the immune system.
    Read this publication: "Parathyroid allotransplantationaspermanenttreatmentinarenal
    transplant patient"
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    Feb 17 2013: I belive the major problem with thyroid transplant is similar to that for panceas transplant. The organs are very fragile so don't hold their structure when moved.
  • Feb 16 2013: Why not just take thyroid pills? I don't get it. What's the big deal.
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      Feb 17 2013: The big deal is that the pills don't work very well. Much like insulin injections you are introducing hormones into your system based on what you think you need as you can't constantly monitor their levels.