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Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove part of entire thyroid gland. Endoscopic Thyroidectomy is axillary approach to remove large nodules of the thyroid gland with a nodule that is cancerous. At Kims hospital, we provide the advantage of minimal access approach with safety and precision at best cosmetic advantage of minimal scars from the best surgeon.

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that produces hormones to regulate metabolism. The gland is located just below the neck and plays a role in regulating multiple functions from the heart rate to burning calories. At Kims hospital we provide services to treat any thyroid gland disorders including cancerous and noncancerous enlargement of the thyroid and overactive or underactive thyroid (hyperactive and hypoactive thyroid gland).
Endoscopic Thyroidectomy can be performed as partial thyroidectomy during which only a portion of the gland is removed. After the partial thyroidectomy, the thyroid gland functions normally. Total thyroidectomy is the complete removal of thyroid gland from the body and requires a daily treatment with external source of thyroid hormone to replace natural function of the removed thyroid gland.

When to consider Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

An Endoscopic thyroidectomy is recommended for follwoing conditions:

  • Thyroid cancer: Endoscopic Thyroidectomy is performed for cancer in the thyroid gland. Tumor are cluster of rapidly dividing cells that affect the proper functioning of the gland and spread to other parts of the body. The surgeon removes the tumor along with the gland during the surgery.
  • Noncancerous enlargement of the thyroid (goiter): Presence of noncancerous bulges in the gland causes difficulty in breathing or swallowing and the surgeon removes all or part of the thyroid gland.
  • Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism): Overactive thyroid is a condition that results in production of too much thyroid hormone. Endoscopic thyroidectomy is an option to treat hyperthyroidism.

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Procedure
At Kims Hospital, endoscopic thyroidectomy is performed by a well trained and experienced surgeon is a very safe and effective procedure to treat thyroid disorders.
The surgeon makes few small incisions in the neck and inserts surgical instruments and a small video camera through the incisions. The surgeon views the organs and guides the surgeon through the procedure. The surgeon removes all or part of the thyroid gland depending on the reason for the surgery. If the surgery is performed to remove cancerous tumors, the surgeon examines and removes the lymph nodes around the thyroid to prevent the reoccurrence of cancer. Endoscopic thyroidectomy is completed in a few hours.
After the surgery, the patient is monitored and has a drain places the incision in the neck. The patient experience few symptoms including pain in the neck and a weak voice that are temporary.
At Kims hospital we provide Endoscopic thyroidectomy treatment procedure from well experienced surgeon and specialists. Our expert panel of specialists and surgeons provides a unique inclusive experience for the patients needing relief from thyroid gland disorders. We have the best and latest medical facilities with a team of experienced doctors, surgeons and staffs to provide all round care and support to the patients. To know more about treatment options for thyroid gland disorders, book an appointment now.