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Table 1 Patients' demographics, diagnosis, management and postoperative course.

From: Parathyroid autotransplantation in extensive head and neck resections: case series report

  Case 1 Case 2 Case 3
Age 65 70 63
Gender Female Female Male
Cause Crico-oesophageal carcinoma Hypopharyngeal carcinoma Carcinoma of the lower third of the oesophagus and toxic goiter
Operation Transhiatal
oesophagolaryngopharyngeal resection and
bilateral neck dissection
Transhiatal
oesophagolaryngopharyngeal resection and
bilateral neck dissection
Transhiatal oesophagectomy and
total thyroidectomy
Postoperative supplementation per day Levothyroxine 100 μg,
vitamin D3 1 μg,
and calcium carbonate 1 g
Levothyroxine 100 μg,
vitamin D3 1 μg,
and calcium carbonate 1 g
Levothyroxine 100 μg,
vitamin D3 1 μg,
and calcium carbonate 1 g
Wean off calcium and vitamin D 3 25th postoperative day 28th postoperative day 26th postoperative day