Total thyroidectomy versus bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy in patients with Graves' diseases: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.


I read with interest the meta-analysis by Guo et al. There has been a noticeable shift towards the use of total thyroidectomy in the surgical treatment of Graves’ disease. This is because it affords a guaranteed treatment result if performed properly, whereas subtotal thyroidectomy may not obviate the need for thyroid hormone replacement and carries with it… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/cen.12231