Endoscopic thyroidectomy along with bilateral central neck dissection (ETBC) increases the risk of transient hypoparathyroidism for patients with thyroid carcinoma

Increasing number of patients with thyroid carcinoma, especially young female patients, prefer to choose endoscopic thyroidectomy with bilateral central neck dissection (ETBC) for perfect cosmetic effects. However, the incidence of hypoparathyroidism after ETBC has not been well studied. Ninety six patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma were enrolled… CONTINUE READING