Incidental parathyroidectomy during thyroid surgery using capsular dissection technique.

@article{Praenica2014IncidentalPD,
  title={Incidental parathyroidectomy during thyroid surgery using capsular dissection technique.},
  author={Pavol Pra{\vz}enica and K O'driscoll and Richard Hol{\'y}},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={150 5},
  pages={754-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify incidence, preoperative features, surgical factors, and postoperative events of incidental parathyroidectomy (IP) during thyroidectomy. STUDY DESIGN A total of 1068 consecutive patients who underwent thyroidectomy performed by a single surgeon between January 2003 and April 2012 were enrolled in retrospective study with prospectively collected data. SETTING University hospital. SUBJECTS AND METHODS To assess the impact of IP on study variables, patients were… CONTINUE READING
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