Dimitri Krizzuk

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Authors analyze their experience of parathyroid autotransplantation during total thyroidectomy, with the purpose of seeing whether this practice influenced the rate of postoperative hypocalcemia and/or hypoparathyroidism. We identified three groups of patients: group A, consisting of 57 patients, underwent parathyroid autotransplantation during total(More)
In the English literature there is no single definition that identifies elderly patients. In our retrospective study, we divided total thyroidectomized patients operated on from 2000 to 2010 in the Department of Surgical Sciences of the "Sapienza" University of Rome, in two groups: group 1 consists of 448 patients over 65 years and group 2 consists of 1275(More)
Correspondence: Stefano Pontone Department of Surgical Sciences, “Sapienza” University of Rome, V.le Regina Elena 324, Rome 00161, Italy Tel +39 06 4997 2446 Fax +39 06 4997 2446 Email stefano.pontone@uniroma1.it Dear editor Considering the relevance of the topic, our attention was strongly attracted by the study reported by Al-Taie et al. This study, based(More)
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