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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 829540, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/829540
Research Article

Cryopreservation of Parathyroid Glands

Department of Surgery, The University of Arizona, 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA

Received 18 June 2010; Accepted 22 October 2010

Academic Editor: Aaron I. Vinik

Copyright © 2010 Marlon A. Guerrero. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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