Protection of parathyroid glands in thyroid surgery and treatment of postoperative hypocalcemia

  title={Protection of parathyroid glands in thyroid surgery and treatment of postoperative hypocalcemia},
  author={Xue-Hai Bian and Hui Sun},
  journal={2017 IEEE 5th International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH)},
Background: Hypoparathyroidism is one of the most frequent and serious complications of the thyroid surgery. Preservation of parathyroid glands (PGs) and treatment of postoperative hypocalcemia are key factors. The aim of this review is to evaluate the relevant literature and provide the clinician guidance for preservation of PGs and the formulation of individualized therapeutic strategies for patients with postoperative hypocalcemia. Methods: This was a review of preservation of PGs in… CONTINUE READING

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