[Effect of immunologic shifts on the results of the surgical treatment of hyperthyroid goiter in children].


The authors discuss the effect of immunological shifts in 102 children with hyperthyroidism goiter on the outcomes of surgical treatment. Deviations in the immune status of children suffering from this disease were found to have an unfavourable effect on the outcome of surgical treatment. Recurrences were more frequent and postoperative hypothyroidism… (More)