How to use Thyroidectomy in a sentence
Sometimes half of the gland has to be removed (thyroid lobectomy) or the whole gland can be removed (total thyroidectomy ).
A 10-year retrospective study of patients who underwent initial thyroidectomy for PTC from 1986 to 1996 was completed.
Low calcium happens in about 3 out of 10 people who have a thyroidectomy.
Grave's disease is widely treated, where medical methods are deemed unsatisfactory, by partial thyroidectomy, or Radioactive Iodine ablation.
I then had to have total retrosturnal thyroidectomy in December 1998 during which three of my parathyroid glands were also removed.Advertisement
Impact of timing on completion thyroidectomy for thyroid cancer.
Total or subtotal thyroidectomy was performed in 147 patients.
Grave 's disease is widely treated, where medical methods are deemed unsatisfactory, by partial thyroidectomy, or Radioactive Iodine ablation.
Total thyroidectomy - where all of the thyroid tissue is removed.
Considering the clinical course in this case, thyroidectomy may be indicated for lymphoproliferative diseases in Hashimoto 's thyroiditis treated with chemotherapy.Advertisement
Most commonly, patients treated with thyroidectomy, in the form of partial or total removal of the thyroid, suffer from large goiter and have suffered relapses, even after repeated attempts to address the disease through drug therapy.
Children who are identified as carriers of the RET gene can be offered total thyroidectomy as a preventative (prophylactic) measure to prevent the development of MTC.