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[30,45-48] Furthermore, the rate of incidental malignancy in MNG is high (8.9% in our study), and re-operation for recurrent goitre following subtotal thyroidectomy
is associated with a significantly increased risk of permanent recurrent laryngeal nerve injury.
is the most frequently offered surgical procedure.
Again we found no statistically significant differences (p value not significant) in the complication rates between the group with subtotal thyroidectomy
and the group total thyroidectomy within the examined thyroid disease.
In the last 25 years, total thyroidectomy has replaced bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy
as the preferred option for the management of all patients with bilateral benign multinodular goitre, Graves' disease, and all but very low-risk thyroid cancer patients.
The surgical procedures carried out included hemi-thyroidectomy, subtotal thyroidectomy
or near total thyroidectomy as the situation warranted.
A total of 140 patients had unilateral lobectomy, with the remaining 97 undergoing total or subtotal thyroidectomy
. The patients" mean age was 51 years, and 196 (83%) were female.
She had undergone a subtotal thyroidectomy
30 years before for benign thyroid nodules.
On December 30, a previously healthy 56-year-old woman underwent a subtotal thyroidectomy
performed by surgeon A with the assistance of surgeon B.
This indicates the importance of the choice of operation (total or subtotal thyroidectomy
) and a close follow-up in these patients with high cardiovascular risk.
Hemithyroidectomy, subtotal thyroidectomy
and total thyroidectomy specimens received for histopathological examination suspected for neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions of thyroid.