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Thyroidectomy: Thyroidectomy is surgery to remove the thyroid gland.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Thyroidectomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Thyroidectomy:
Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Thyroidectomy may include these surgeries:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Thyroidectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Thyroidectomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good, however, a total thyroidectomy has a 100% likelihood of causing hypothyroidism, which may require lifelong (thyroid) hormone replacement therapy.
Recovery period for Thyroidectomy: One to two weeks.
Thyroidectomy: Surgery to remove part or all of the thyroid.
Source: National Institute of Health
Thyroidectomy: surgical removal of the thyroid gland
Source: WordNet 2.1
Thyroidectomy: Surgical removal of the thyroid gland. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Source: Diseases Database
Thyroidectomy : surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Thyroidectomy) include:
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