Complications of Endocrine Surgery: Data From the United HealthSystem Consortium
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The goal of this study is to help better determine the complication rates for endocrine surgery across the nation for both benign and malignant disease. It is our hypothesis that the complication rates are low overall and that malignant disease results in a higher complication rate than benign disease. This study will do a database review from all University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The study will be conducted through a United HealthSystem Consortium query of endocrine surgery done as a primary procedure for specific diagnosis.
All patients between the ages of 18 and 90 years who have a diagnosis of benign multinodular goiter and/or malignant thyroid disease and have undergone a total thyroidectomy as a primary procedure.