thyroidectomy

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thyroidectomy

[‚thī·rȯi′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
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17% in patients who had hemithyroidectomy, indicating that it is not the exploration but the extent of thyroid resection that is a risk factor for recurrent laryngeal nerve injury.
In addition, cancer-specific survival was essentially the same whether patients underwent hemithyroidectomy or total thyroidectomy.
Types of surgery performed for 48 patients with thyroid cancer Phase A Phase B Types of surgery (1995-1999) (2000-2005) Hemithyroidectomy 8 -- Subtotal thyroidectomy 4 -- Total thyroidectomy 3 16 Total thyroidectomy plus central 12 5 compartment lymph node dissection Total 27 21
Of the 195 patients having multinodular goitre alone 5 patients underwent hemithyroidectomy (2.
Thyroid fine-needle biopsy was reported as follicular neoplasm, and the patient had a right hemithyroidectomy, which revealed a multinodular goiter.
In case of incidental PTMC diagnosed after subtotal or hemithyroidectomy, we choose treatment plan according to histopathologic features of tumor.
At gross examination, a well-circumscribed encapsulated nodule measuring 3 cm in the greatest dimension was found in the left hemithyroidectomy specimen.
A hemithyroidectomy is often the definitive procedure in most non-neoplastic and some neoplastic nodules.
For example, if a hemithyroidectomy had been performed for another thyroid pathology (e.
It aids in management of patients with solitary nodule of thyroid with high risk for malignancy that they may directly undergo total thyroidectomy rather than going for hemithyroidectomy and later for second stage completion thyroidectomy.
Parathyroid carcinoma is treated with surgical resection to microscopically clear margins, which may necessitate a hemithyroidectomy or total thyroidectomy.