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Thyroidectomy
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2. What are the long-term results of Thyroidectomy?

3. Is Thyroidectomy Permanent?

4. Can Thyroidectomy be detected in future?

5. What is the success rate of Thyroidectomy?

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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Thyroidectomy?

A surgical process of removing the thyroid glands either partially or completely is called Thyroidectomy. It helps in treating conditions like thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism [overactive thyroid], and goiter.


What are the different types of Thyroidectomy?

Depending on the part of thyroid gland removal there are several types of Thyroidectomy and they are:

  1. Partial Thyroidectomy
  2. Total Thyroidectomy
  3. Near-total Thyroidectomy
  4. Subtotal Thyroidectomy
  5. Hemi Thyroidectomy


What are the advantages of Thyroidectomy?

  1. Treats thyroid cancer
  2. Removes non-cancerous growth of thyroid gland
  3. Helps in treating hyperthyroidism [overactive of thyroid gland]


What are the indications of Thyroidectomy?

Thyroidectomy is indicated in the following conditions:

  1. Thyroid cancer
  2. Goiter
  3. Hyperthyroidism


What are the steps involved in Thyroidectomy?

  1. Before the start of surgery, the patient will be sedated using general anesthesia.
  2. Then, the surgeon will make a horizontal incision in the throat region.
  3. Later, the surgeon may completely or partially remove either one or two lobes depending on the severity of the medical condition.
  4. A surgical drain may be used to remove the excess fluid.
  5. Upon completion of the drain, the incisions will be closed using stitches, staples or surgical glue.


Who can perform Thyroidectomy [Right specialist type for Thyroidectomy]?

Thyroidectomy can be performed by:

  1. General surgeon
  2. Endocrine surgeon


What is the cost of Thyroidectomy?

Thyroidectomy cost in Bangalore depends on the following factors:

  1. The severity of the thyroid dysfunction
  2. Age of the patient
  3. Surgeon fee
  4. Type of surgery planned to be performed
  5. Admission fee
  6. Post-surgical complications that are involved
  7. Any other lab tests or examination tests such as X-ray, ECG, etc


Minimum cost for Thyroidectomy in Chennai starts from Rs. 30,400

Average expenses for Thyroidectomy in Chennai is approximately Rs. 66,500

Maximum amount to be paid for Thyroidectomy in Chennai rises up to Rs. 1,23,500


Is Thyroidectomy a major surgery or minor surgery?

Thyroidectomy is major surgery as it involves sedating the patient with general anesthesia and permanently removing the thyroid gland.


What are the risks and complications associated with Thyroidectomy?

Risks and complications associated with Thyroidectomy are:

  1. Infection
  2. Bleeding
  3. Nerve damage
  4. Permanent weak or hoarse voice
  5. Obstruction to airway
  6. Decreased parathyroid hormone levels


How long does it take to complete Thyroidectomy?

3-4 hours may be required by the surgeon to complete the Thyroidectomy.


What is the recovery time?

Most of the patients who undergo Thyroidectomy may take 1-2 weeks to recover completely.


What is the success rate of Thyroidectomy?

The success rate of Thyroidectomy depends on factors like:

  1. Type of surgery performed
  2. Experience of the surgeon
  3. Age of the patient
  4. Health condition of the patient


Is Thyroidectomy Permanent?

Thyroidectomy is a permanent surgery as it permanently removes either complete or partial part of thyroid gland.


What are the long-term results of Thyroidectomy?

The long-term results of Thyroidectomy are:

  1. Decreases the symptoms of thyroid cancer
  2. Treats thyroid cancer
  3. Lowers the levels of thyroid hormone
  4. Difficulty in swallowing
  5. Sore throat
  6. Weight gain may occur
  7. Change in the voice may occur


Can Thyroidectomy be detected in future?

Thyroidectomy can be detected in the future for at least up to 8 months due to the presence of scars in the throat region. Eventually, these scars may fade over.


What are the options if Thyroidectomy fails?

If Thyroidectomy fails, then the surgeon may recommend revision surgery.