THE EFFECT OF THE VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY ON THE HYPOCALCAEMIA AFTER THYROIDECTOMY IN GERIATRIC PATIENTS


Isik A. L. , Teksoz S. , Arikan A. E. , Tortum O. B. , Ozcan M., Bukey Y., et al.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.17, ss.8-14, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.8-14

Özet

Introduction: Post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia is common and depends on many factors. Vitamin D has critical role in calcium homeostasis. The main purpose of this study was to determine the effect of vitamin D deficiency on hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy in geriatric patients.