thyroidectomy


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surgical removal of the thyroid gland

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Toft AD, Irvine WJ, McIntosh D, et al: Propranolol in the treatment of thyrotoxicosis by subtotal thyroidectomy.
Measurements of serum parathormone and basal serum calcitonin measurements were normal, and the patient had undergone subtotal thyroidectomy previously, which did not show any sign of medullary thyroid car cinoma.
The thyroidectomy specimen showed a 7-cm tumor that replaced the entire left thyroid lobe and extended into perithyroidal soft tissues.
We performed a total thyroidectomy on our patient in order to relieve her obstructive symptoms and to make a definitive tissue diagnosis.
Six patients without any nodule in US underwent thyroidectomy due to Graves' disease (4 cases) or parathyroid adenoma (2 cases).
Minimally invasive thyroidectomy is being increasingly reported as an advancement in patient care.
The guidelines now list RAI as an alternative at 1-12 weeks post thyroidectomy to a total body radioiodine scan.
In cases where US was negative for nodules, but pathological examination of the thyroidectomy material revealed the presence of nodules, the diameter reported by the pathologist was used in the analysis.
A planned left thyroid lobectomy and intraoperative PTH assay was converted intra-operatively to a near-total thyroidectomy and bilateral superior parathyroidectomy.
Thyroidectomy for Hashimoto's thyroiditis: Complications and associated cancers.
Total thyroidectomy and mass resection were performed, and pathological examination was consistent with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and thymic hyperplasia.
He studied 34 patients with a history of total thyroidectomy for well-differentiated thyroid cancer who received injections of recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone on 2 consecutive days, followed by ultrasound assessment of brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD) at 6, 24, 30, and 48 hours and again 5 days after the first injection.
He subsequently underwent total thyroidectomy with central and bilateral neck dissection.
CHICAGO -- Patients with multifocal micropapillary thyroid cancer who received less than a near-total thyroidectomy had a threefold higher recurrence rate in a National Thyroid Cancer Treatment Cooperative Study Group investigation.