[The parathyroid risk in thyroid surgery. Argument against the early postoperative prescription of vitamin D. Experience with 729 thyroidectomies in 1988].

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729 consecutive patients underwent thyroidectomy in 1988 in the same institution, including 477 (68%) bilateral resections and 242 (33%) total thyroidectomies. An effort was made to see and save all 4 parathyroids and their blood supply. Early post-operative hypoparathyroidism was defined at day 5, by serum calcium less than 8 mg/dl. and serum phosphate… (More)

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@article{Proye1990ThePR, title={[The parathyroid risk in thyroid surgery. Argument against the early postoperative prescription of vitamin D. Experience with 729 thyroidectomies in 1988].}, author={Charles A. G. Proye and Bruno M.L. Carnaille and Carlos Maynou and J P Bizard and P. Gilliot and Jean P. Lariviere and J C Martinot and Cian Monnin and F{\'e}lix Vallier}, journal={Chirurgie; memoires de l'Academie de chirurgie}, year={1990}, volume={116 6-7}, pages={493-500} }