What is included in the preoperative planning of thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer?

Updated: May 09, 2018
  • Author: Pramod K Sharma, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Vocal fold mobility should always be determined before thyroid surgery. If lobectomy for biopsy is planned, discuss the potential need for completion thyroidectomy with the patient.


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