Table 2: Comparison of group that underwent total PTX with subcutaneous forearm AT and group that underwent total PTX with subcutaneous intramuscular forearm AT.

Intramuscular groupSubcutaneous group value

Male6 (37.5)8 (36.4)0.105
Age (year)51 ± 1460 ± 120.275
Dialysis vintage (months)89 ± 3773 ± 470.386
Pre-iPTH (pg/ml)1750 ± 6191527 ± 4510.079
Post-iPTH (pg/ml)63 ± 7853 ± 660.831
 <103 (18.8)5 (22.7)0.767
 10–7011 (68.8)15 (68.2)0.970
 >702 (12.2)2 (9.1)0.919
6 months iPTH (pg/ml)58 ± 6653 ± 680.879
 <100 (0.0)1 (4.5)0.387
 10–7015 (93.8)20 (90.9)0.748
 >701 (6.3)1 (4.5)0.816
12 months iPTH (pg/ml)60 ± 7152 ± 690.819
24 months iPTH (pg/ml)63 ± 7753 ± 690.746
36 months iPTH (pg/ml)64 ± 8154 ± 740.756
60 months iPTH (pg/ml)66 ± 10157 ± 890.708
Follow-up time after PTX + AT (months)106 ± 24103 ± 180.710
Long-term hypoparathyroidism0 (0.0)1 (4.5)0.387
Persistent hyperparathyroidism1 (6.3)1 (4.5)0.816
Recurrence hyperparathyroidism1 (6.3)1 (4.5)0.816
Autograftectomy1 (6.3)2 (9.1)0.748

Data are show as mean ± standard deviation or number (%). Abbreviations: PTX: total parathyroidectomy; AT: autotransplantation; Pre-iPTH: preoperative intact-parathyroid hormone; Post-iPTH: postoperative intact-parathyroid hormone; 6, 12, 24, 36, and 60 months iPTH: intact-parathyroid hormone measurement at 6, 12, 24, 36, and 60 months after PTX + AT.