Jeffrey Schwartz, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Thyroidectomy

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Indications for thyroidectomy include thyroid carcinoma, thyroid nodules, goiter (enlarged thyroid) with compressive symptoms, toxic nodule(s) that cannot be controlled medically, and Graves disease. There are several different thyroidectomy procedures. A total thyroidectomy removes the entire gland and is the most common procedure performed. It is…

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