What hypothyroidism, monitored following thyroid surgery?

Updated: Jan 25, 2018
  • Author: Pramod K Sharma, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Hypothyroidism is an expected sequela of total thyroidectomy. Measurement of TSH levels is the most useful laboratory test for detecting or monitoring of hypothyroidism in these patients.


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