#JustReleased: Guidelines for thyroid surgery by The America
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Clinical guidelines for surgical treatment of thyroid disease by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) is published in Annals of Surgery. Thyroidectomy, referring to any type of thyroid surgery, is a common procedure - more than 100,000 thyroidectomies are performed each year . While thyroidectomy is "typically a definitive and often curative procedure," ongoing advances in diagnosis and management have led to variability and even controversy in the treatment of thyroid disease.

The guidelines provide an expert perspective on current approaches to surgical management for patients with benign and malignant thyroid disease.Emphasis on Evidence-Based, Personalized Care for Patients Undergoing Thyroidectomy. The guidelines consist of a total of 66 specific recommendations, identified by a search of the medical literature from 1985 to 2018 and reviewed by a multidisciplinary panel of 19 experts in thyroid disorders.

Key recommendations with significant evidence are provided in the images attached below.

About Annals of Surgery Annals of Surgery, the world's most highly referenced surgery journal, provides the international medical community with information on significant contributions to the advancement of surgical science and practice.

Note: This list given in the images below is a brief compilation of some of the key recommendations included in the Guideline and is not exhaustive and does not constitute medical advice.

Click here to read the full guideline: https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Fulltext/2020/03000/The_American_Association_of_Endocrine_Surgeons.28.aspx
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