Retrospective evaluation of subtotal and total thyroidectomy in Graves' disease with and without endocrine ophthalmopathy.

A retrospective analysis was performed in 173 consecutive patients with Graves' disease (GD) with the principal aim of evaluating the influences of subtotal (N = 157) and total (N = 19) thyroidectomy on postoperative recurrence rates, endocrine ophthalmopathy (EO) and thyrotropin receptor antibody (TSH-R-ab) titres. Postoperatively recurrent disease… (More)