Category Archive: thyroid surgery

Feb 22

Thyroid disease

What do you know about thyroid surgery, your thyroid gland and the way it affects your health? Did you know that there are two general types of thyroid malfunction that can cause problems? Find out about hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism by reading “Thyroid Disease and Treatment.” When performed as a laparoscopy procedure, thyroid surgery produces minimal …

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Jun 25

Thyroidectomy

The thyroid gland, a structure located directly behind and on either side of the “Adam’s apple,” is an important part of the endocrine system. It consists of two lobes, connected by a ‘bridge’ or isthmus. Along with the pituitary and other endocrine glands, the thyroid secretes hormones, “chemical messengers” that regulate many body functions. There …

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Apr 02

Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Surgery

Most people are totally unaware of their thyroid gland and its important role in regulating numerous bodily functions. Thyroid hormones are involved in regulating basic physical tasks like breathing, body temperature and heart rate; they also affect longer range health issues such, as menstrual cycles, body weight, muscle strength and much more. There are two …

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Feb 14

Do I need thyroid surgery?

Hypothyroidism

General surgeons sometimes do procedures on the thyroid gland. What do you know about thyroid surgery, your thyroid gland and the way it affects your health? Did you know that there are two general types of thyroid malfunction that can cause problems? Find out about hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism by reading “Thyroid Disease and Treatment.”

Oct 02

Thyroid Disease

The thyroid gland is an essential part of your body’s hormonal regulation. Located behind and on either side of the ‘Adam’s apple,’ the thyroid gland produces hormones that help regulate the body’s metabolism, including growth and other functions. Diagnosis and initial treatment of thyroid disease is the responsibility of primary care doctors (your GP, FP …

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Aug 18

Thyroid Surgery as a Laparoscopic Procedure

Thyroid surgery is undergoing rapid change. Modern, minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery techniques are making thyroid surgery much easier on the patient, resulting in less pain, and far less scarring. As with other laparoscopic surgery procedures, the laparoscope has made it possible to achieve results that are as effective as conventional surgery without many of the …

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Apr 19

What is a thyroidectomy?

Are you a candidate for thyroidectomy (removal of part or all of the thyroid gland)? Often, this procedure can be performed using minimally invasive techniques. Click the link to find out about this operation, its benefits and risks.

Mar 06

Do you need Thyroid Surgery?

Has your primary care doctor or endocrinologist told you that you might need thyroid surgery? Today, it is quite possible that this can be done using minimally invasive techniques that shorten hospital stays and reduce scarring. Click on THYROID SURGERY to read more.

Jul 11

Are you Facing Thyroid Problems?

thryroid

A thyroid that is not functioning properly can cause many different problems as the thyroid controls the operation of many different organs in the body. Check with Dr. Birkedal and have your thyroid checked to see if you need thyroid treatment in Harmony.

Oct 14

Treating Thyroid Problems

The thyroid controls many of our bodily functions through the release of hormones, and when it doesn’t work properly, not much else in the body does either. When thyroid treatment is unsuccessful in Winter Springs or Palm Harbor, it may be necessary to undergo thyroid surgery to eliminate problems. Consult with an experienced surgeon such …

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