Ten-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial of total thyroidectomy versus Dunhill operation versus bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy for multinodular non-toxic goiter. World J Surg 2018; 42: 384-392.

Published: 9th August 2018

Authors: Barczyński M, Konturek A, Hubalewska-Dydejczyk A, Golkowski F, Nowak W

Conclusion

The recurrence rate was lowest after total thyroidectomy: 0.6 per cent versus 2.8 per cent after the Dunhill procedure and 8 per cent after subtotal thyroidectomy. Respective permanent morbidity rates were 2.8, 4.0 and 5.7 per cent.

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