Factors affecting postoperative hypocalcemia after thyroid surgery: Importance of incidental parathyroidectomy.

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Ozemir I. A. , Buldanli M. Z. , Yener O., Leblebici M. , Eren T. T. , Baysal H., ...More

Northern clinics of Istanbul, vol.3, pp.9-14, 2016 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2016.48802
  • Title of Journal : Northern clinics of Istanbul
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-14


OBJECTIVE: The present study evaluated effects of incidental parathyroidectomy, surgical technique, and presence of thyroiditis or hyperthyroidism on occurrence of postoperative persistent or transient hypocalcemia.