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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Determination of calcium and parathyroid hormone levels following hemithyroidectomy

Characteristics n (%)
Total patients 53
 Male 15 (28.3)
 Female 38 (71.7)
Surgical indication
 Bethesda category IV 23 (43.4)
 Nodule size increase 20 (37.7)
 Compressive symptoms 6 (11.3)
 Hyperfunction 2 (3.8)
 Recurrent cyst 2 (3.8)
Lobectomy
 Right 25 (47.2)
 Left 28 (52.8)
Definitive anatomopathological diagnosis
 Hyperplasia 25 (47.2)
 Follicular adenoma 20 (37.7)
 Hashimoto's thyroiditis 4 (7.5)
 Thyroid carcinoma 4 (7.5)
Average age patients 52.8 years (SD=14.3)