[Prognostic factors of thyroid function following surgical therapy in Graves-Basedow's disease].

@article{Amat2001PrognosticFO,
  title={[Prognostic factors of thyroid function following surgical therapy in Graves-Basedow's disease].},
  author={Marie Amat and J. M. G{\'o}mez and Sebastiano Biondo and Antonio Rafecas and Eduardo J Jaurrieta},
  journal={Medicina clinica},
  year={2001},
  volume={116 13},
  pages={487-90}
}
BACKGROUND The goals of this work are to describe late thyroid function and to determine predictive factors of permanent hypothyroidism following surgery in Graves-Basedow's disease. PATIENTS AND METHOD From 1979 to 1999, 107 patients with hyperthyroidism due to Graves-Basedow's disease underwent subtotal thyroidectomy. We performed life-table analysis… CONTINUE READING