Journal of Thyroid Research / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

Pattern and Risk Factors of Central Compartment Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer: A Prospective Study from an Endocrine Surgery Centre

Table 4

Comparison of morbidity following total thyroidectomy with CCD ( 𝑛 = 4 7 ); with total thyroidectomy alone (benign thyroid disorders; 𝑛 = 1 3 0 ).

Total thyroidectomy
with CCD; 𝑛 = 4 7
(% age)
Total thyroidectomy
alone; 𝑛 = 1 3 0 (% age)
𝑃 value

Inadvertent parathyroidectomy13 (27.7)0
Temporary hypocalcemia41 (87.2)67 (51.5)0.000*
Temporary RLN palsy8 (17)9 (6.9)0.044*
Permanent hypoparathyroidism1 (2.1)3 (2.3)0.458
Permanent RLN palsy1 (2.1)1 (0.8)0.419

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