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2013-10-23 23:25:15

Babak Larian, MD, FACS, Director of the CENTER for Advanced Parathyroid Surgery in Los Angeles and renowned parathyroid expert, responds to study outlining advantages of minimally invasive surgery.

2013-07-23 12:28:07

Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury is the most common serious complication of thyroid surgery.

2013-06-04 11:12:51

The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation on Tuesday published a new Clinical Practice Guideline on "Improving Voice Outcomes after Thyroid Surgery" to recognize the importance of the patient's voice and the potential impact thyroid surgery can have on it.

2012-05-22 08:37:40

A review of medical records of patients treated at an academic tertiary care center suggests that obese patients present to their physicians with more advanced stage and more aggressive forms of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC).

2012-03-30 07:42:16

Elderly patients who undergo thyroid surgery are at a much higher risk than their younger counterparts for serious cardiac, pulmonary and infectious complications.

2012-01-11 11:21:33

Surgeons aged between 35 and 50 years provide the safest care compared with their younger or older colleagues, finds a study published on bmj.com today.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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