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Partial thyroidectomy: A partial thyroidectomy is surgery to remove the diseased part of the thyroid gland.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Partial thyroidectomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Partial thyroidectomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Partial thyroidectomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Partial thyroidectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Partial thyroidectomy may include:
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.
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Partial thyroidectomy) include:
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