thyroidectomy


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thyroidectomy

[‚thī·rȯi′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
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1,2 During thyroidectomy, hemostasis is usually performed using clamp-and-tie maneuvers for the ligation of the thyroid vessels.
For giant masses with abundant blood supply, endovascular treatment of cervical aneurysms and subsequent thyroidectomy with or without aneurysmectomy is a safe and efficacious therapeutic strategy.
Patients had undergone either a hemithyroidectomy, a subtotal thyroidectomy, or a total thyroidectomy based on pre- and intraoperative find ings.
Near Total/ Total Thyroidectomy was the most common surgical procedure performed (n= 177, 58.
Consultant otolaryngologist Prof Con Timon, who performed Mrs Tracy's thyroidectomy, was asked if sending pictures of patients was standard practice.
In this retrospective analysis, we compared the results of cases with both FNA and FS to the final pathology of thyroidectomy specimens during a 3-year period, to address the efficacy of FNA versus FS modalities in the evaluation of thyroid nodules.
Thyroidectomy is one of the most complicated surgeries because of the close vicinity of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) with the thyroid gland that is always at risk for damage; a very dreadful complication of thyroidectomy.
One conclusion to be drawn from this is the necessity of a VC evaluation before thyroidectomy, especially prior to secondary interventions.
9,10) Moreover, the risk of postoperative complications involving the RLN and the parathyroid glands is equivalent for both total thyroidectomy and subtotal thyroidectomy.
However, there are still few information about the voice self-assessment and quality of life of subjects with dysphonia caused by thyroid disease, even before thyroidectomy [5,13].
For the effective release of airway compressive symptoms, thyroidectomy is usually indicated3.
21) In these instances, the recurrent laryngeal and external branch of the superior laryngeal nerves were preserved intraoperatively and the muscles they innervate demonstrated normal EMG findings after thyroidectomy.