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Score for Readmission Following Thyroid or Parathyroid Surgery

Purpose:

To determine the risk for unplanned readmission following thyroid or parathyroid surgery based on the study of Iannuzzi et al.

Specialty:

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Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

C73, E00-E07, E20, E21

Description:

Iannuzzi et al identified risk factors associated with unplanned readmission following thyroid or parathyroid surgery (cervical endocrine surgery). These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Rochester and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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