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Table 1 Histological diagnosis and surgical procedures

From: Identification alone versus intraoperative neuromonitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve during thyroid surgery: experience of 2034 consecutive patients

  Total n (%) Total thyroidectomy n (%) Completion thyroidectomy n (%) Total thyroidectomy + lymphectomy n (%)
Group A 993 (100%) 854 (86%) 40 (4.03%) 99 (9.97%)
• Multinodular goiter 374 (37.66%) 337 (90.11%) 20 (5.35%) 17 (4.55%)
• Differentiated carcinoma 285 (28.7%) 212 (74.39%) 7 (2.46%) 66 (23.16%)
• Hashimoto’s thyroiditis 216 (21.75%) 195 (90.28%) 12 (5.56%) 9 (4.17%)
• Graves’ disease 104 (10.47%) 101 (97.12%) 1 (0.96%) 2 (1.92%)
• Medullary carcinoma 14 (1.41%) 9 (64.29%) 0 5 (35.71%)
Group B 1041 (100%) 895 (85.98%) 14 (1.34%) 132 (12.68%)
• Multinodular goiter 377 (36.22%) 341 (90.45%) 7 (1.86%) 29 (7.69%)
• Differentiated carcinoma 330 (31.7%) 238 (72.12%) 4 (1.21%) 88 (26.67%)
• Hashimoto’s thyroiditis 208 (19.98%) 199 (95.67%) 2 (0.96%) 7 (3.37%)
• Graves’ disease 111 (10.66%) 106 (95.5%) 1 (0.9%) 4 (3.6%)
• Medullary carcinoma 15 (1.44%) 11 (73.33%) 0 4 (26.67%)