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thy·roid·ec·to·my

 (thī′roi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. thy·roid·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
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thyroidectomy

(ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland
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thy•roid•ec•to•my

(ˌθaɪ rɔɪˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of all or a part of the thyroid gland.
[1885–90]
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thyroidectomy

Surgery to remove the thyroid gland, either part or whole.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thyroidectomy - surgical removal of the thyroid gland
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Translations

thy·roid·ec·to·my

n. tiroidectomía, extirpación de la tiroides.
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thyroidectomy

n (pl -mies) tiroidectomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
Total thyroidectomy is superior to subtotal thyroidectomy for management of Graves' disease in the United States.
However; in a large multi-centered study, hematoma consisted 8% of all complications, and with a rate of 2%, it has been found to be most frequent in patients with bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy operation (19).
Postoperative hypocalcaemia is frequently observed within two to five days after total or subtotal thyroidectomy. However, in most cases hypocalcaemia reverse spontaneously, but it can remain permanent if it is caused by irreversible injury to parathyroid glands.
Dunhil/ bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy was performed in 24 cases (48 nervers, 24 nerves on each side), in 28 cases lobectomy and isthmectomy was performed (14 on the right and 14 on th left side).
Patients with PCG-T have been treated with total thyroidectomy in 8 cases, attempted total thyroidectomy in 1 case, subtotal thyroidectomy in 4 cases, and partial thyroidectomy in 3 cases.
Suture granuloma following subtotal thyroidectomy has not been commonly documented in the literature.
reported 151.2 [+ or -]38.1 min (range: 75-285 min) for TT and 141.7 [+ or -] 50.1 min (range: 84-360 min) for subtotal thyroidectomy or lobectomy.
The possible procedures include complete removal of both lobes of the thyroid (TT), subtotal removal of both lobes (subtotal thyroidectomy (STT)), complete removal of one lobe and subtotal the second (Dunhill operation (DO)), and adaptations of the aforementioned methods.
Except the early years when subtotal thyroidectomy was performed; all patients underwent total thyroidectomy with or without neck lymph node dissection.
Subtotal thyroidectomy and Near Total Thyroidectomy transgress thyroid tissue and therefore are not cancer operations which should not be done.
Bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy was performed in 71 cases (68%), unilateral subtotal thyroidectomy in 13 (12%), unilateral total thyroidectomy in 6 (6%), bilateral total thyroidectomy in 6 (6%), nodule excision in 3 (3%) and completion thyroidectomy for recurrent goiter in 5(5%) cases.
Its main indications are thyroid cancers diagnosed on specimen of lobectomy with isthmusectomy or subtotal thyroidectomy, recurrence of thyroid cancers and benign goitres, and neck hematoma.