Rates of parathyroid autotransplantation and the number of inadvertently resected parathyroid glands were significantly lower with the use of near-infrared autofluorescence.
Long-term fatigue should be a consideration when there is an option to choose between total thyroidectomy and thyroid lobectomy.
Based on a case-crossover analysis, there was an increased risk for acute pancreatitis associated with ongoing methimazole/carbimazole or propylthiouracil treatment.
Researchers conducting a comprehensive literature review for painful Hashimoto thyroiditis identified only 70 cases of the rare condition.
Researchers examined whether concentrations of particulate matter 2.5 µm and 10 µm, nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, or ozone were linked with prevalence of thyroid nodule.
Combination of non-narcotic medication and superficial cervical block with liposomal bupivacaine may reduce the need for opioids after thyroid or parathyroid surgery.