Duration of Treatmentusually takes 2 to 3 hours

Days of Stayusually two days in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia

CostOn Request

What is Goiter Surgery?

Goiter refers to abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the lower part of the neck. The most common cause of goiters is a lack of iodine in the diet. Goiter can occur when the thyroid gland is inefficient thyroid hormones, inflamed, occupied by tumours.

Types of goiter-

  • Diffuse goiter
  • Nodular goiter
  • Nontoxic goiter
  • Toxic goiter

Goiter removal surgery signs include:

  • Large goiters
  • cause breathing difficulties or swallowing
  • Multinodular goiters
  • swelling on neck
  • Coughing

Goiter removal surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Nerve Damage
  • Parathyroid gland damage
  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

Goiter treatment depends upon the size of the goiter, signs and symptoms. The ENT doctor will advise as per patient condition -

  1. Medications.
  2. Surgery. 
  3. Radioactive iodine

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Goiter removal surgery.

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Goiter removal surgery takes 2 to 3 hours depending upon the procedures by giving general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision: The ENT surgeon makes an incision of 3 to 4 inches long at the base of your neck by using magnifying lenses.  The surgeon removes all or part of the thyroid gland (total or partial thyroidectomy) is depending on patient condition.  Surgery is also the treatment for thyroid cancer.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The ENT surgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing. Stitches or staples will be removed after 7 to 10 days of surgery.  If only part of thyroid removed that might not need thyroid hormone replacement medicine.  And some medication you have to take the lifetime.

 

Goitre removal surgery is usually safe and the success rate is more than 98% depending on the patient, surgeon experience.

  • Are you board-certified ENT surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform Goiter removal surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to Goiter removal surgery?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for Goiter removal surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Goiter removal surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with Goiter removal surgery?
  • How will long time take Goiter removal surgery?
  • How should I prepare for Goiter removal surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • How long will it take to recover form Goiter removal surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages after Goiter removal surgery?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after Goiter removal surgery?

 

 

 

 

 

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GOITER REMOVAL SURGERY

Duration of Treatmentusually takes 2 to 3 hours

Days of Stayusually two days in the hospital and 5 days outside the hospital.

AnesthesiaGeneral anaesthesia

CostOn Request

What is Goiter Surgery?

Goiter refers to abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the lower part of the neck. The most common cause of goiters is a lack of iodine in the diet. Goiter can occur when the thyroid gland is inefficient thyroid hormones, inflamed, occupied by tumours.

Types of goiter-

  • Diffuse goiter
  • Nodular goiter
  • Nontoxic goiter
  • Toxic goiter

symptoms

Goiter removal surgery signs include:

  • Large goiters
  • cause breathing difficulties or swallowing
  • Multinodular goiters
  • swelling on neck
  • Coughing

risk factors

Goiter removal surgery risk factor includes:-

  • Risks of anaesthesia
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Temporary dizziness
  • Nerve Damage
  • Parathyroid gland damage

preparation

  • The patient is required to go for PSC ( Pre-surgery check-up )  to do some blood test, ECG and ECH for Cardiac check-up and urine tests to know he /she is fit for surgery or not.
  • Before the operation, you’ll be asked to sign a consent form, which gives the surgeon permission to carry out the treatment.
  • The doctor should be informed about any medication that the patient may be taking.
  • The patient is admitted to the hospital on same days before the procedures and advised to remain empty stomach/Fasting.
  • Thinners medicines have to stop before ten days of surgery.

procedure

Goiter treatment depends upon the size of the goiter, signs and symptoms. The ENT doctor will advise as per patient condition -

  1. Medications.
  2. Surgery. 
  3. Radioactive iodine

Before surgery, the surgeon and anaesthesia doctors will guide you about the benefits and risk factor of Goiter removal surgery.

Step 1 – Anesthesia: Goiter removal surgery takes 2 to 3 hours depending upon the procedures by giving general anaesthesia to relieve pain.

Step 2 – The incision: The ENT surgeon makes an incision of 3 to 4 inches long at the base of your neck by using magnifying lenses.  The surgeon removes all or part of the thyroid gland (total or partial thyroidectomy) is depending on patient condition.  Surgery is also the treatment for thyroid cancer.

Step 3 – Closing the incisions: The ENT surgeon flaps the skin after the surgery with the help of Sutures, skin adhesives, tapes or clips that close the skin incisions.

post procedure

The doctor will give complete information about post care of surgery, regarding recovery; proper caring of incisions, taking medications and managing. Stitches or staples will be removed after 7 to 10 days of surgery.  If only part of thyroid removed that might not need thyroid hormone replacement medicine.  And some medication you have to take the lifetime.

 

success rate

Goitre removal surgery is usually safe and the success rate is more than 98% depending on the patient, surgeon experience.

faqs from doctor

  • Are you board-certified ENT surgeon?
  • Does your hospital certify to perform Goiter removal surgery?
  • Am I a good patient for you to Goiter removal surgery?
  • Let me know success rates and how long time will take for recovery?
  • What are the risk factors for Goiter removal surgery?
  • What treatment plan do you recommend and Why?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of Goiter removal surgery?
  • What are the costs involved with Goiter removal surgery?
  • How will long time take Goiter removal surgery?
  • How should I prepare for Goiter removal surgery?
  • How long I have to say in the hospital and outside the hospital?
  • How long will it take to recover form Goiter removal surgery?
  • When can I go for normal activities, including exercise?
  • Do I have stitches, staples, and/or bandages after Goiter removal surgery?
  • Do I have a scar or other permanent effects from the surgery?
  • Do I need any follow-up appointments or tests after Goiter removal surgery?

 

 

 

 

 

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