Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 30th, 2008
"Materials and methods From 2004 to 2006, 26 Scandinavian Departments registered 3,660 thyroid operations in a database. Risk factors for complications were analyzed with multiple logistic regression. After thyroidectomy, re-bleeding occurred in 2.1% and was associated with older age (OR 1.04; p<0.0001) and male gender (OR 1.90; p=0.014). Postoperative infection occurred in 1.6% and associated with lymph node operation (OR...
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