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Outcome of Protracted Hypoparathyroidism After Total Thyroidectomy

Author: A. Sitges-Serra, S Ruiz, M. Girvent, et. al

Although the variables that influence the development of post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia are now better understood, the risk factors and long-term outcome of persistent hypoparathyroidism (HPP) are poorly defined. A retrospective review of a prospective protocol for the management of post-thyroidectomy hypocaclaemia was performed.

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