subtotal thyroidectomy


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subtotal thy·roi·dec·to·my

removal of at least one thyroid lobe and up to a near-total thyroidectomy.

subtotal thyroidectomy

Surgical excision of part of the thyroid gland, as is performed for benign conditions, equivocal or limited forms of low-grade malignancy, and other conditions. The risk of accidental removal of the parathyroid glands is lessened by this procedure.
See also: thyroidectomy
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Total or near-total thyroidectomy versus subtotal thyroidectomy for multinodular non-toxic goitre in adults.
Total versus subtotal thyroidectomy for the management of benign multinodular goiter in an endemic region.
COMPLICATIONS OF TOTAL AND SUBTOTAL THYROIDECTOMY IN THE TREATMENT OF BENIGN MULTINODULAR GOITER Complication Group 1 Group 2 Hemorrhage 5 (2%) 4 (1.
The surgical procedures carried out included hemi-thyroidectomy, subtotal thyroidectomy or near total thyroidectomy as the situation warranted.
Subtotal thyroidectomy followed by tracheostomy remains to be the best option in experienced hands due to its distinct advantage of immediate effect and complete resolution of compressive symptoms.
Patients in whom the operation was converted to subtotal thyroidectomy, patients with pre-operative diagnosed hypocalcaemia due to hypoparathyroidism and patients scheduled for re-do surgery or complete total thyroidectomy were excluded from the study.
Complications of subtotal thyroidectomy for Graves' disease.
She had undergone a subtotal thyroidectomy due to euthyroide multinodular goitre without fine needle aspiration biopsy.