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Table 4 Postoperative complications (n = 452)

From: Endoscopic thyroid surgery via a breast approach: a single institution’s experiences

Complications   Number
Hypoparathyroidism Temporary 32 (7.1%)
Permanent 4 (0.9%)
Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury Temporary 20 (4.4%)
Permanent 0
Bleeding   2 (0.4%)
Tracheal injury   0
Oesophageal injury   0
Wound infection   3 (0.7%)