Table 1.

Data Showing that Hemithyroidectomy Is Equal to Total Thyroidectomy in Terms of Measured Outcome.

Author Year n Database/Institute Conclusion
Shaha AR, et al.26 1997 1,038 Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA No statistical difference in local recurrence rate, overall failure rate
Wanbeo H, et al.27 1998 347 Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA Total is equal to hemithyroidectomy in high-risk patients with differentiated thyroid cancer (follicular histology, vascular invasion, or extra-capsular extension)
Hundahl SA, et al.28 1998 53,856 NCDB Extent of surgery has no impact on survival in any subgroup of papillary or follicular carcinoma
Haigh PI, et al.29 2005 5,432 SEER No difference in outcome between groups for both low- and high-risk patients
Vorburger SA, et al.30 2009 2,867 Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland No difference in outcome between groups
Mendelsohn AH, et al.31 2010 22,274 SEER No differences in overall or disease-specific survival
Barney BM, et al.32 2011 23,605 SEER No difference in outcome between groups
Nixon IJ, et al.33 2012 889 Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA No difference in local recurrence or regional recurrence between groups
Ebina A, et al.34 2014 1,187 Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan No difference in outcome between groups
Nilubol and Kebebew35 2014 61,523 SEER No difference in outcome between groups
Adam MA, et al.6 2014 61,775 NCDB No difference in outcome between groups
RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2016 January; 7(1): e0005. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2016 January 28. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10232.