J Pediatr Surg 2021 Jul 7. Epub 2021 Jul 7.
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1210, Houston, TX 77030, United States. Electronic address:
Background: Our purpose is to describe the structure, function and outcomes of our multidisciplinary pediatric thyroid program and to evaluate our experience in comparison to other high-volume centers.
Methods: We reviewed all thyroid operations performed 10/2012 through 09/2019, and examined number of cases per year, patient demographics, procedures, final diagnoses and results. Primary outcomes were hypoparathyroidism and recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) injury at 12 months. Read More