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Partial thyroidectomy

Partial thyroidectomy

Partial thyroidectomy: A partial thyroidectomy is surgery to remove the diseased part of the thyroid gland.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Partial thyroidectomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Partial thyroidectomy:

Non-Surgical Options: Partial thyroidectomy

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Partial thyroidectomy:

Other Surgical Options: Partial thyroidectomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Partial thyroidectomy may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Partial thyroidectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Partial thyroidectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Partial thyroidectomy

Possible surgical complications of Partial thyroidectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Partial thyroidectomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good, however, even a partial thyroidectomy has a 70% likelihood of causing hypothyroidism, which may require lifelong (thyroid) hormone replacement therapy.

Partial thyroidectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Partial thyroidectomy: One to two weeks.

Partial thyroidectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Partial thyroidectomy) include:

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