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Risk Factors for Hypocalcemia After Thyroidectomy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for hypocalcemia following thyroidectomy based on the risk factors of Abboud et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology
Clinical Laboratory
Orthopedic Surgery

Objective:

risk factors, complications, selection

ICD-10:

T88.8, E83.5, E89.2

Description:

Abboud et al identified risk factors for hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy. These factors can help identify patients who may benefit from closer monitoring and oral calcium replacement therapy. The authors are from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon.

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