Thyroid Surgery: Surgeons’ Experience Matters

Thyroid Surgery

When facing thyroid surgery, the more experience your surgeon has can mean you will have fewer complications during and after the procedure. A new study suggests if you need your thyroid gland removed, choosing a surgeon who performs more than 25 thyroid removals a year might minimize your risks. While the researchers only found an association, the risk of complications was 87 percent higher when a surgeon did only one thyroidectomy case a year.

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