hemithyroidectomy


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hemithyroidectomy

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

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.
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(65) assigned a higher base-case utility to an uncomplicated hemithyroidectomy than to observation, and the lower limit of the estimated utility range for observation was lower than the lower utility range of total thyroidectomy, suggesting that quality of life from observation could be worse than quality of life from an uncomplicated total thyroidectomy.
The incidence of recurrent laryngeal nerve injury was not significant in both groups (p=0.502), but the incidence of nerve injury in patients who underwent near total thyroidectomy was 17.6% compared to 0.17% 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.
To the question 'for a patient with a <1cm diameter papillary cancer incidentally detected after hemithyroidectomy, do you recommend completion surgery if residual lobe is ultrasonographically normal?', while 41% of the participants answered as 'yes', 59% answered as 'no'.
Left hemithyroidectomy was performed due to the clearly defined soft tissue mass within the left thyroid.
After 2 months, patient had developed progression of swelling with pressure symptoms for which he underwent left hemithyroidectomy.
Hemithyroidectomy is also routinely performed as an integral part of total laryngectomy.
cm (a) 1 7 Total thyroidectomy 2 NA NA 3 2.7 NA 4 NA NA 5 4 Hemithyroidectomy 6 NA NA 7 2.5 Total thyroidectomy 8 1.2 Hemithyroidectomy 9 1.5 Hemithyroidectomy 10 2.8 Total thyroidectomy 11 NA NA 12 1.2 Hemithyroidectomy 13 0.5 Total thyroidectomy 14 NA NA 15 2 NA 16 2.6 Total thyroidectomy Abbreviation: NA, not available.
If chosen as a treatment strategy in a patient with unilateral Graves' disease, the type of surgery is important in that Sakata and colleagues (4) have reported recurrence in the contralateral lobe after hemithyroidectomy in two patients with unilateral Graves' disease.
Overall, 42 patients had a hemithyroidectomy, 38 a total thyroidectomy, and 11 a completion thyroidectomy.
Overall, 42 patients had a hemithyroidectomy, 38 had a total thyroidectomy, and 11 had a completion thyroidectomy.
Patients with Definite Awareness under Anaesthesia Age Sex ASA Education Socioeconomic Surgery Grade Status 45 Female II Secondary Middle Class Laparoscopic Right School Pyelolithotomy Female II Graduate Poor Modified Radical Mastectomy Male II Graduate Middle Class Hemithyroidectomy Age Sex ASA Description of Awareness Grade 45 Female II Heard operating surgeon talking to his assistant Female II Felt something in her throat along with inability to move any of their limbs Male II Felt something in her throat along with inability to move any of their limbs and hearing sound of various alarms Table 3.