Cerrahi Tiroid Hastalıkları ( Tiroidektomi Yapılan 117 Olgunun İncelenmesi)

Z. MALAZGİRT, K. ÖZKAN
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Abstract


SURGICAL THYROID DISEASES
We present 117 consecutive of thyroidectomy for surgical thyroid disease over a 4.5-year period from a general surgical service.We reviewed these cases on the basis of epidemiologic factors, clinical and laboratory findings, indications and methods of surgery, results of pathology and surgical complications. We found out that 97.44% of patients live in the Black Sea region. Long term swelling in the neck was the major complaint at admission to the hospital in 91.45% of cases. In 52.14 % of patients single nodule, and in 42.74 % of patients multiple nodules were palpated. After histopathologicai evaluation, simple colloidal goiter was defined in 82.9 % of cases while thyroid carcinoma was found to be at a rate of 4.3 %. Post¬operative wound infection in seven cases, and paralysis of vocal cords in six were complications seen after surgery. The results of cur study were discussed with literature findings.

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