Informed consent in thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Gaspare Gulotta, Gianfranco Cocorullo, Giuseppe Salamone, Rosaria Scarpinata, Nunzia Cinzia Paladino, Gianfranco Gocorullo, Gregorio Scerrino, Gaspare Gulotta, Giuseppe Salamone, Nunzia Cinzia Paladino, Rosaria Scarpinata

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The Authors outline the law problems and the practice implications of thyroid and parathyroid surgery from the point of view of the informed consensus of the patient, and expose the criteria they usually adopt in their clinical practice for such procedures. This problem is particularly important because is exceptionally needed in emergency; therefore the preoperative information must be completed as possible, illustrating the risks of the procedure and the possible solutions alternative to surgery.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)287-290
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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