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surgical removal of the thyroid gland

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We suggest that, where appropriate, this fibrin-based haemostat should be used as a first line hemostatic agent in thyroidectomy in combination with conventional surgical means of hemostasis.
Therefore, total thyroidectomy and neck lymph nodes dissection were performed.
We performed a retrospective study of 223 patients--47 males and 176 females, aged 15 to 90 years (mean: 53), most of whom were Asian--with a multinodular goiter who had undergone a thyroidectomy over a period of more than 10 years in our Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
40) All the patients underwent surgery, either hemithyroidectomy, subtotal thyroidectomy or near total/total thyroidectomy (41,42,43) and all operated specimens were subjected to detailed histopathological examination in the Department of Pathology, Medical College, Trivandrum.
He told the court his immediate concern was haematoma - an abnormal collection of blood outside a blood vessel - a "well-known complication" following thyroidectomy.
Although the diagnosis of SFM is an indication for surgery, surgical management includes either lobectomy or total thyroidectomy, with or without intraoperative FS.
One group of researchers assessed four QoL assessment questionnaires and gave top rating to the ThyPRO (thyroid-specific patient reported outcome) questionnaire for use in patients with hypothyroidism due to Hashimoto's disease or thyroidectomy (J Clin Epidemiol.
Bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy was performed in 71 cases (68%), unilateral subtotal thyroidectomy in 13 (12%), unilateral total thyroidectomy in 6 (6%), bilateral total thyroidectomy in 6 (6%), nodule excision in 3 (3%) and completion thyroidectomy for recurrent goiter in 5(5%) cases.
According to the article, the institution consideredunilateral nerve injuries as a complication if the indication for thyroidectomy and postoperative follow-up were proper, regardless of surgical technique.
Secondly, an increased risk of complication attributable to a completion thyroidectomy must be weighed against the merits and demerits of partial thyroidectomy or a single definitive treatment paradigm of Total Thyroidectomy (TT).
Thyroidectomy, the surgery to partially or total removing the thyroid, may cause voice deviations [1,2] with the manipulation of the larynx nerves close to thyroid, or other factors as the used technique in surgery and intubation [3].
A 52 years old woman with MNG, came for thyroidectomy.
The histological changes in the vocal folds develop rapidly in the setting of hypothyroidism, and they can even be observed in the period of transient hypothyroidism following thyroidectomy with voice changes appearing as early as 36-48 hours postoperatively.
Since the first introduction of endoscopic endocrine neck surgery in 1996 [1, 2], many different techniques of remote access thyroidectomy without a conventional cervical incision have been developed [3, 4].
However, another patient--an 18-year-old woman with hypothyroidism after total thyroidectomy performed because of a suspected thyroid malignancy--was found to have no malignancy; disabling tiredness and failure to thrive emerged after the thyroidectomy and persisted despite iron therapy given at 100 mg twice daily.