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Thyroid Surgery - Your Surgery and Recovery at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Information for patients having elective thyroid surgery. The thyroid gland (or part of it) can be removed for a couple of reasons, including a growth (tumour) that could be cancer or not (benign). You usually go home the same day or the next day. This depends on the type of surgery, your health before surgery, and your recovery. Replaces catalogue #265501 (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Endocrine System
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Surgery and Procedures
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Surgery
  • Head,
  • Cancer,
  • Neck,
  • Tumour,
  • Gland,
  • Operation,
  • Tumor,
  • Adenoma,
  • Partial,
  • Total,
  • Storm
  • Adults
  • Surgical Services
Revision Date:
January 14, 2021
Reproduction Rights:
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