Predictive value of age and serum parathormone and vitamin D-3 levels for postoperative hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy for nontoxic multinodular goiter


Erbil Y., BOZBORA A., OZBEY N., Issever H., Aral F., Ozarmagan S., ...More

ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, vol.142, no.12, pp.1182-1187, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 142 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1001/archsurg.142.12.1182
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1182-1187
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Hypothesis: Age, postoperative serum parathormone (PTH) level, and preoperative serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D-3 (25-OHD) level predict postoperative hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy.