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New national data on thyroid storms: a rare but deadly emergency

Thyroid storm, although rare, occurs in approximately one of six hospitalized patients with a major diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis, but the disease is associated with a 12-fold higher mortality rate than thyrotoxicosis without a thyroid storm, according to new research. "Emergency… Continue Reading →

Removal of the thyroid gland can trigger risky side effects

TUESDAY, January 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) – A new study reveals that surgery to remove some or all of the thyroid gland can trigger side effects returning some patients to the hospital. These side effects include tingling in the fingers… Continue Reading →

Highest risk of re-admission in the first few days after thyroid surgery

According to the results, four percent of patients undergoing thyroid surgery were readmitted within 30 days, most during the first week published online December 10 in Surgery. thyroidectomy is a common procedure for which patients are discharged during the day…. Continue Reading →

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