Recommendations for research

The guideline committee has made the following recommendations for research.

1 Bone turnover markers

What is the clinical utility of bone turnover markers in the diagnosis and management of primary hyperparathyroidism?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on bone turnover markers, see the rationale section on assessment after diagnosis.

2 Management after unsuccessful first surgery

What is the best and most cost-effective management strategy for people whose first surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism is not successful?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on unsuccessful first surgery, see the rationale section on unsuccessful surgery.

3 Long-term outcomes of different management strategies

What are the long-term outcomes of different management strategies for primary hyperparathyroidism? Which strategies are most cost effective?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on the long-term outcomes of different management strategies, see the rationale section on all people with primary hyperparathyroidism.

4 Managing primary hyperparathyroidism during pregnancy

What are the optimal management strategies for primary hyperparathyroidism during pregnancy?

To find out why the committee made the research recommendation on managing primary hyperparathyroidism during pregnancy, see the rationale section on care during pregnancy.

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