International Journal of Endocrinology / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

Total Endoscopic Thyroidectomy with Intraoperative Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring

Table 4

Characteristics of patients stratified by thyroidectomy side (only for the control group).

Left lobectomyRight lobectomyP

Age (years)30.12 ± 6.4130.32 ± 6.720.84
Male (%)5 (7.1%)2 (2.0%)0.25
Female (%)79 (92.9%)99 (98.0%)
Volume of treated thyroid (mL)15.06 ± 8.57 (2.91–27.59)14.15 ± 8.43 (3.02–28.06)0.48
Dominant nodule diameter (cm)1.91 ± 0.83 (0.4–3.5)1.84 ± 0.86 (0.4–3.5)0.53
Transient RLN injury1040.04
Normal vocal cords condition7497

RLN: recurrent laryngeal nerve.
Fisher’s exact test.

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