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Table 2 Post-operative complications

From: Total thyroidectomy vs completion thyroidectomy for thyroid nodules with indeterminate cytology/follicular proliferation: a single-centre experience

  Total Thyroidectomy Completion Thyroidectomy Odds Ratio
Temporary Hypocalcemia (%) 19 (10,2) 6 (11.7) 1,1 95%CI (0,4-3,1) p = 0,7
Permanent Hypocalcemia (%) 7 (3,7) 2 (3,9) 1,0 95%CI (0,2-5,1) p = 0,9
Temporary RLN Palsy (Unilateral) (%) 14 (7,5) 3 (5,8) 0,7 95%CI (0,2-2,8) p = 0,1
Permanent RLN Palsy (Unilateral)(%) 5(2.6). 2 (3,9) 1,4 95%CI (0,2-7,8) p = 0,6
Hematoma (%) 2 (1,0) 1 (1,9) 1,8 95%CI (0,1-20,7)p = 0,6
Intraoperative Los (%) 24 (12,9) 7 (13,7) 0,9 95%Cl (0,3-2,3) p = 0,8