Prevention of postoperative hypocalcemia with routine oral calcium and vitamin D supplements in patients with differentiated papillary thyroid carcinoma undergoing total thyroidectomy plus central neck dissection.

@article{Roh2009PreventionOP,
  title={Prevention of postoperative hypocalcemia with routine oral calcium and vitamin D supplements in patients with differentiated papillary thyroid carcinoma undergoing total thyroidectomy plus central neck dissection.},
  author={Jong Lyel Roh and Jae-Yong Park and Chan Il Park},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={115 2},
  pages={251-8}
}
BACKGROUND Routine oral calcium and vitamin D supplementation may prevent hypocalcemic crisis, but its efficacy has not been studied in patients undergoing thyroidectomy plus central neck dissection (CND). The authors therefore prospectively evaluated the clinical usefulness of routine oral calcium and vitamin D supplementation for prevention of hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy and CND. METHODS Of 197 patients with differentiated papillary thyroid carcinoma, 49 underwent total… CONTINUE READING
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