40. Total Versus Subtotal Thyroidectomy for the Management of Benign Multinodular Goiter at DHQ Teaching Hospital Gujranwala
Mudassir Rasool, Liaqat Ali Zia, Muhammad Khalid, Imran Amin, Muhammad Ansar Aslam and Hafiz Muhammad Khizar Nawaz Cheema
Objective: Goiter is an indicator of constant iodine inadequacy is a significant general health issue for populace living with iodine insufficient climate. The aim of this metanalysis is to asses and validates the feasibility and safety of total thyroidectomy (TT) when compared to subtotal thyroidectomy for benign multinodular goiter.
Study Design: Retrospective Study
Place and Duration of Study: This study was conducted at department of General Surgery DHQ-Teaching Hospital Gujranwala (Pakistan) from January 2013 and July 2018.
Materials and Methods: A total of 409 patients who underwent thyroidectomy for benign multinodular goiter. The study protocol was endorsed by the morals advisory group before the beginning of the investigation.
Results: There were 409 thyroidectomy cases of which 258 (63%) and 151 (37%) underwent total thyroidectomy and subtotal thyroidectomy, respectively. The signs for medical procedures were kind multinodular goiter. The mean age was 41.5 ± 12.7 years for all patients, 42.2± 12.4 years in complete thyroidectomy gathering and 40.3± 12.4 years in subtotal thyroidectomy gathering. The most youthful patient was 17, and the most seasoned was 80 years. Conclusion: Our study showed that there is no significant difference with respect to early stage postoperative complications between TT and STT. However, TT has the benefit of staying away from the danger of decline repeat, reoperation and dispenses with any ensuing danger of dangerous in thyroid organs.
Key Words: Subtotal, Thyroidectomy, Multinodular Goiter
Citation of article: Rasool M, Zia LA, Khalid M, Amin I, Aslam MA, Cheema HMKN. Total Versus Subtotal Thyroidectomy for the Management of Benign Multinodular Goiter at DHQ Teaching Hospital Gujranwala. Med Forum 2020;31(11): 167-170.