Introduction: The treatment of benign multinodular goiter BMNB is a matter of ongoing debate in recent decades despite evidence that total thyroidectomy TT is associated with a significant reduction in disease recurrence and minimal morbidity in trained hands. Design: Prospective non randomized. Material and methods: From March to March , one hundred patients, 95 female, with an average age of In all cases, laryngoscopy was performed before and after post-surgical bitstream.
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ISSN Frequently the process affects the entire glandular volume and the total thyroidectomy, when indicated, is a valid therapeutic resource. Critics of this technique argue about the increased risk of postoperative complications, however in referral centers is shown that this does not happen. By studying the complications of the operative technique is demonstrated the advantages and disadvantages of it are demonstrated in the Institution.
Material and method: Observational, descriptive, cross-sectional study with an analytical component, of patients who underwent total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter or totalizations of previous partial thyroidectomy for the pathology, in the Department of Surgery, Cancer Institute from , to Results: The surgeries performed were: total thyroidectomy in cases and 9 previous partial thyroidectomy for recurrent goiter were totalized.
Presented temporary hypocalcemia No case of permanent dysphonia was registered. We had no mortality in this study. The results show that the total thyroidectomy has similar complication rate with others centers with experience in thyroid disease management. Key Words: Multinodular goiter, total thyroidectomy, hypocalcemia, nerve injury. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Services on Demand Article. Spanish pdf Article in xml format Article references How to cite this article Automatic translation Send this article by e-mail.
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