ea0019p382 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009
, Holme N
, Alvi S
Aim: Thyroidectomy is a common surgical procedure done in adults. However, thyroid surgery in children is infrequently undertaken. But due to genetic screening of families with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes, more paediatric thyroidectomies are being performed. It is suggested that general and endocrine specific complications in children after thyroid surgery are higher than in adults. In this study we explored the indications for thyroidectomy and the post opera...