[Nontoxic multinodular goiter: evaluation of recurrence rate and function after partial thyroidectomy. Retrospective analysis of 39 cases].


The postoperative goiter recurrence and hypophysial-thyroid function in 39 patients who underwent partial thyroidectomy for nontoxic multinodular goiter, during the 1970-1983 period, was evaluated, seeking relations among thyroid function, extension of surgery and goiter recurrence. The incidence of recurrent goiter was approximately 15%, most of these… (More)


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