Risk factors of incidental parathyroidectomy after thyroidectomy for benign thyroid disorders


Erbil Y. , Barbaros U. , Ozbey N., Aral F. , Ozarmagan S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.7, no.1, pp.58-61, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2008.10.012
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-61

Abstract

Background: Incidental resection of parathyroid tissue is not uncommon during thyroidectomy and may occur even in the hands of experienced thyroid surgeons. We aimed to investigate the clinical relevance of incidental parathyroidectomy and to determine which risk factors are important for it.