Total thyroidectomy: the procedure of choice for toxic goitre.

  title={Total thyroidectomy: the procedure of choice for toxic goitre.},
  author={Mohamad Hussain and Abdullah Nor Hisham},
  journal={Asian journal of surgery},
  volume={31 2},
OBJECTIVE Over the years, subtotal thyroidectomy has been the mainstay of treatment for toxic goitre; however, total thyroidectomy is increasingly being considered as the procedure of choice. This study aimed to review our experience with total thyroidectomy in toxic goitre and evaluate the outcome of this procedure. METHODS A total of 67 consecutive patients who were diagnosed with toxic goitres and had total thyroidectomy from January 2003 to February 2005 were included in this prospective… CONTINUE READING

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