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Risk Factors for Permanent Hypoparathyroidism After Thyroid Surgery

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for permanent hypoparathyroidism after thyroid surgery using the criteria of Pattou et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

T88.8, E83.5, E89.2

Description:

Following thyroid surgery some patients develop hypocalcemia. For most this is transient, while a small group are found to have permanent hypoparathyroidism. Certain risk factors can help identify those patients at risk for permanent hypoparathyroidism. This study was done at the University of Lille in France.

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