ea0048cp26 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2017
, Hameed Ali
, Bano Gul
Thyroidectomy is a definitive form of treatment for patients with hyperthyroid Graves disease particularly those who are noncompliant with or have serious side effects to the antithyroid drugs, have very large goitres, refuse 131I therapy or, have moderate to severe ophthalmopathy. The risk of perioperative thyroid storm is usually higher following an acute event such as surgery, trauma, or infection. Thus, patients with thyrotoxicosis presenting for surgery should ideal...