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Table 2 Postoperative Complications

From: The role of prophylactic central compartment lymph node dissection in elderly patients with differentiated thyroid cancer: a multicentric study

  Group A (n = 184) Group B (n = 187) p Value
Neck hematoma % 0.5 3.7 0.033*
Hypoparathyroidism %
 • Temporary 11.4 21.4 0.0095*
 • Permanent 0.5 2.1 0.182
Recurrent nerve injury %
 • Temporary Unilateral 1.5 6.4 0.0193*
 • Permanent Unilateral 0 0.5 0.320
 • Bilateral VCP 0 0 0.571
  1. *Statistically significant