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Thyroidectomy

Thyroidectomy

Thyroidectomy: Thyroidectomy is surgery to remove the thyroid gland.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Thyroidectomy

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

Non-Surgical Options: Thyroidectomy

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

Other Surgical Options: Thyroidectomy

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

  • Partial (subtotal) thyroidectomy

Anesthetic Requirements for Thyroidectomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Thyroidectomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Thyroidectomy

Possible surgical complications of Thyroidectomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Thyroidectomy

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.

Thyroidectomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Thyroidectomy: One to two weeks.

Descriptions of Thyroidectomy

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.
Source: CRISP

Thyroidectomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Thyroidectomy) include:

  • Thyroid surgery

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