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Assessment of the morbidity and complications of total thyroidectomy.

Authors
  • Bhattacharyya, Neil
  • Fried, Marvin P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2002
Volume
128
Issue
4
Pages
389–392
Identifiers
PMID: 11926912
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Postoperative hypocalcemia is the most common immediate surgical complication of total thyroidectomy. Other complications, including recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis, can be expected at rates approximating 1%.

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