Table 2: Operative details.

Normocalcemic group ()Hypocalcemic group () value

Surgery type
 Completion21 (16.1%)6 (9.8%)0.243
 Total109 (83.8%)55 (90.2%)
Neck dissection
 No neck dissection112 (86.2%)42 (68.9%)0.005
 Neck dissection18 (13.8%)19 (31.1%)
Parathyroid reimplantation
 No reimplantation115 (88.5%)44 (72.1%)0.005
 Reimplantation15 (11.5%)17 (27.9%)
Mean number of parathyroids identified (SD)2.3 (1.2)2.1 (1.2)0.368