Hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy in patients with a history of bariatric surgery.

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BACKGROUND Hypocalcemia is a common complication after total thyroidectomy. Previous bariatric surgery could be a higher factor risk for hypocalcemia due to alterations in calcium absorption and vitamin D deficiency. OBJECTIVES To evaluate incidence and factors involved in the risk of hypocalcemia (transient and permanent) and the postoperative outcomes… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2016.09.026

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