Early prediction of hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy by parathormone measurement in surgical site irrigation fluid


KAMER E., UNALP H. R. , Erbil Y., AKGUNER T., Issever H. , TARCAN E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, cilt.7, ss.466-471, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2009.07.006
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.466-471

Özet

Background: Improvements in surgical technique cannot eliminate the risk of hypocalcemia. We aimed to evaluate the accuracy of PTH levels in surgical site irrigation fluid (irPTH) in predicting patients at risk for postoperative hypocalcemia.