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Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part D (2020)

The advantage of near-total thyroidectomy to avoid postoperative hypoparathyroidism in benign multinodular goiter

Author(s): Dr. Sreekaraswamy R Sumukha
Abstract: Introduction: In recent years, total or near-total thyroidectomy has emerged as a surgical option to treat patients with multinodular goiter, especially in endemic iodine-deficient regions. The aim of this study was to compare the complication rates of total and near-total thyroidectomy in multinodular goiter and the incidence of thyroid cancer requiring radioactive iodine ablation and completion thyroidectomy between groups.
Study Design: Patients with euthyroid multinodular goiter without any preoperative suspicion of malignancy, history of familial thyroid cancer, or previous exposure to radiation were randomized (according to a random table) to total thyroidectomy group 1, and near-total thyroidectomy leaving less than 2 gm. Study period was between November 2018 to October 2019 at SSIMS, T. BEGUR.
Pages: 205-207  |  153 Views  55 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sreekaraswamy R Sumukha. The advantage of near-total thyroidectomy to avoid postoperative hypoparathyroidism in benign multinodular goiter. Int J Surg Sci 2020;4(3):205-207. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2020.v4.i3d.491
International Journal of Surgery Science