Randomized Trial Comparing Complication Rates Associated With Robot-assisted Thyroidectomy to External Thyroidectomy
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Presence/absence of complications (composite score)
The per or post-operative occurrence of at least one of the following: postoperative hemorrhage requiring reintervention; cervical infection requiring antibiotics and/or surgical intervention; transient or persistent laryngeal paralysis; transient or persistent hypoparathyroidy (calcemia < 1.9 µmol/l). Transiient means < than and persistent means >= 12 months.
Benjamin Lallemant, MD
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes
France: Committee for the Protection of Personnes