Incidence and predictors of post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia in a tertiary endocrine surgical unit.

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BACKGROUND Post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia is a common complication with significant short and long term morbidity. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and predictors of post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia (as defined by a corrected calcium <2.1 mmol/l) in a tertiary endocrine surgical unit. METHODS A total of 238 consecutive patients who… (More)
DOI: 10.1308/003588414X13814021679753

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