Hypoparathyroidism in Total Thyroidectomy due to Benign Thyroid Diseases

Ertaş B. , Veyseller B., Karataş A., Özdilek A. , Doğan R., Ozturan O.

CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS, vol.40, no.5, pp.762-767, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2018.04.004
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.762-767


Purpose: Our aim was to compare the effects of exposing the recurrent laryngeal nerve throughout its entire course with exposing the nerve only at its entry to the larynx in patients undergoing total thyroidectomy due to benign thyroid diseases, and to evaluate the effects of these methods on the risk for hypoparathyroidism.