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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 ?
In a study published this year by the Annals of Internal Medicine, the benefits of thyroidectomy (surgical removal of the gland)A versus thyroid medication were compared in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis in Norway's Telemark Hospital.A
FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing total thyroidectomy, the occurrence rate of complications decreases as annual surgeon volumes increase, according to a study published online July 25 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
Postoperative hypocalcaemia is a common complication after total thyroidectomy but most often it is transient.
The transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy by vestibular approach (TOETVA) seems to show a greater feasibility related to a limited complication rate compared to the other approaches such as Mini-Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy (MIVAT) and retroauricular, axillary or bilateral axillo-breast approach (BABA) which are still in use and the abandoned sublingual approach.
Following a total thyroidectomy, an appropriate thyroid hormone replacement is essential, but challenges still exist.
Keywords: Intraoperative, Operative time, Postoperative blood loss, Thyroidectomy.
The most common complication following total thyroidectomy is hypocalcaemia, which can be either transient or permanent.
However, the potential of Tg levels being high in benign thyroid diseases hampers determination of it as a convenient tumour marker in MCT, who did not undergo thyroidectomy and who contain thyroid tissue with malignant transformation.
Passaris, who has goiter, spoke at Nairobi Hospital yesterday, where she had a thyroidectomy.
Histopathology records of all patients who had thyroidectomy from January 2001 to October 2015 at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital were reviewed.