Predictors of hypocalcemia occurring after a total/near total thyroidectomy

Kara M., Tellioglu G., Krand O., Fersahoglu T., Berber İ. , Erdogdu E., ...More

SURGERY TODAY, vol.39, no.9, pp.752-757, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00595-009-3957-1
  • Title of Journal : SURGERY TODAY
  • Page Numbers: pp.752-757


The aim of this study was to identify the predictors of early postoperative hypocalcemia after a total/near total thyroidectomy in order to select patients for prompt treatment to prevent symptomatic hypocalcemia.