Guidelines for complications after thyroid surgery: pitfalls in diagnosis and advices for continuous quality improvement


There are four major complications after thyroidectomy, including palsy of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN), hypoparathyroidism, postoperative bleeding, and surgical site infection (SSI). Another clinical problem is the injury and palsy of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve (EBSLN). We present a 1-year analysis of our prospective data on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10353-013-0247-3


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