The Change in Surgical Practice from Subtotal to Near-Total or Total Thyroidectomy in the Treatment of Patients with Benign Multinodular Goiter

@article{Tezelman2008TheCI,
  title={The Change in Surgical Practice from Subtotal to Near-Total or Total Thyroidectomy in the Treatment of Patients with Benign Multinodular Goiter},
  author={Serdar Tezelman and Ismail Borucu and Yasemin Giles Senyurek and Fatih Tunca and Tarik Terzioğlu},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={33},
  pages={400-405}
}
Although total thyroidectomy is the procedure of choice in patients with thyroid carcinoma, this surgical approach has emerged as a surgical option to treat patients with benign multinodular goiter (BMNG), especially in endemically iodine-deficient regions. The aim of this study was to review our experience with patients with BMNG in an endemically iodine-deficient region treated by either subtotal or total/near-total thyroidectomy, and to document whether total or near-total thyroidectomy… CONTINUE READING

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