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Table 2 Surgical outcomes and follow up

From: Does hyperthyroidism worsen prognosis of thyroid carcinoma? A retrospective analysis on 2820 consecutive thyroidectomies

  Group A (n = 87) Group B (n = 822) p value
Postoperative stay (days) 2.2 ± 0.8 2.3 ± 1.2 0.81
Follow-up (months) 59.3 ± 29.24 62.1 ± 19.8 0.77
Transient hypoparathyroidism 29 (28.1%) 109 (13.2%) <0.01
Permanent hypoparathyroidism 4 (4.5%) 31 (3.7%) 0.93
Recurrent nerve injury 2 (2.2%) 14 (1.7%) 0.97
Local recurrence 5 (5.7%) 21 (2.5%) 0.17
5-year disease free survival rate 89.1%a 96.6%a 0.03
  1. a On 46 patients (Group A) and 621 patients (group B) with at least 5 years of followup