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Thyroidectomy: Three Essential Tips for Smooth Recovery after Surgery

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The thyroid gland is a critical organ which helps in controlling the metabolism of the body. However, there are certain medical conditions which can necessitate the complete removal of the thyroid gland or total thyroidectomy. These problems include goitre, thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism. The removal of the thyroid gland is carried out under general anaesthesia. The operation is quite safe, and there is minimal risk of damage to surrounding organs such as the larynx and parathyroid. Read More»