EARLIER PREDICTION OF HYPOCALCEMIA BY POSTOPERATIVE SECOND HOUR PARATHYROID HORMONE LEVEL AFTER TOTAL THYROIDECTOMY


Soylu S., Teksoz S.

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, vol.16, no.2, pp.250-255, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4183/aeb.2020.250
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Page Numbers: pp.250-255

Abstract

Context. Thyroidectomy is becoming an ambulatory surgical procedure. By predicting hypocalcemia,duration of hospital stay might decline. We tried to determine whether measuring parathormone two hours after total thyroidectomy predicts hypocalcemia.