thyroidectomy


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thyroidectomy

[‚thī·rȯi′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
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De Toma G, Tedesco M, Gabriele R, et al: Total thyroidectomy in the treatment of multinodular toxic goiter.
Independently from nodule size, we prefer total thyroidectomy in patients operated for predictable malignancy according to FNAB results (malignant, suspicious, nondiagnostic) or US findings and in presence of local or distant metastases.
Of this group, 94 patients had undergone standard open thyroidectomy and 74 had undergone minimally invasive thyroidectomy.
Definitive treatment was administered in 164 cases: [ATD 42% (n=69), RAI therapy 21% (n=35), total thyroidectomy 37% (n=60)].
However, 4 of 22 patients (18%) with multifocal disease who received less than a near-total thyroidectomy had a recurrence, compared with 16 of 263 (6%) with unifocal disease who underwent similarly limited surgery.
Pitutiary apoplexy after subtotal thyroidectomy in an acromegalic patient with a large goiter.
Approval was based on a prospective randomized study of 63 patients (mean age 43-44 years), comparing recombinant TSH or hypothyroidism caused by thyroid hormone withdrawal after near-total thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer.
The primary goal of this study was to determine whether the SiCa levels obtained within the first 24 hours after thyroidectomy can predict the development of prolonged hypocalcemia so that such patients can be identified as soon as possible.
Based on the lesions atypical location, we obtained patient consent to perform a thyroidectomy and Sistrunk procedure.
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy associated with hyperthyroidism treated with thyroidectomy.
The study included 110 patients who underwent thyroidectomy for benign or malignant disease in 2013.