hemithyroidectomy


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hemithyroidectomy

 [hem″e-thi″roi-dek´to-me]
excision of one lobe of the thyroid.

hemithyroidectomy

[-thī′roidek′təmē]
surgical removal of one lobe of the thyroid gland.

hemithyroidectomy

(hĕm″ē-thī″royd-ĕk′tō-mē) [″ + thyreos, shield, + eidos, form, shape, + ektome, excision]
The surgical removal of one half of the thyroid gland tissue.

hemithyroidectomy

excision of one lobe of the thyroid.
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Among those patients with multinodular goitre with papillary carcinoma being operated, hemithyroidectomy was done for 4.
Hemithyroidectomy was done for 2 malignant solitary nodules which was inadequate, later completion total thyroidectomy was done.
Among the 2160 thyroid specimens majority were (79%) total thyroidectomy specimens, followed by hemithyroidectomy 13%, near total thyroidectomy 6%, subtotal thyroidectomy and others together 2%.
7)--underwent either total or hemithyroidectomy through a 3-cm incision.
The procedures undertaken to obtain these specimens were lobectomy, hemithyroidectomy, subtotal and near-total thyroidectomy.
Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of this mass was interpreted as a follicular neoplasm, and a decision was made to perform right hemithyroidectomy and isthmusectomy.
Thyroidectomy specimens subtotal, Hemithyroidectomy and Total Thyroidectomy were fixed in 10% buffered neutral formalin.
Total thyroidectomy, repeat thyroidectomy, and thyroidectomy with neck dissection all significantly increase the incidence of hypocalcemia, whereas hemithyroidectomy does not.
total thyroidectomy, near total thyroidectomy, subtotal thyroidectomy, hemithyroidectomy, nevertheless clarity is missing regarding the safest and best option for the patients on a longer perspective.
The patient underwent total laryngectomy (TL) with partial pharyngectomy and hemithyroidectomy in February 2005.
The surgeries included in our study were hemithyroidectomy, Dunhill's procedure, subtotal, near total and total thyroidectomy (with and without neck dissection).
The patient was offered either a total thyroidectomy or a right hemithyroidectomy followed by a completion thyroidectomy if any malignancy was found.