Best clinics of Thyroidectomy in Turkey

The thyroid is a 5 cm in diameter gland located at the neck above the Adam's apple and shaped like a butterfly. The role of this organ is to secrete hormones, which serve to control the chemical functions of the metabolism and their speed. The influence of these hormones results in stimulating the tissues of the body to produce protein and increasing the amount of oxygen that cells use.

The thyroid, which is neither visible nor palpable (or difficult to), can become so and increase in size if infected. If it is a mild infection, it can be treated with medicines like Basdene or Cynomel. However, if the gland is affected by a more serious disease such as cancer, compressive goitre, or if it grows too large, a thyroidectomy should be performed.

Thyroid surgery in Istanbul

Thyroidectomy in Istanbul is surgery that involves the complete or partial removal of the thyroid gland. This surgery is used when medical treatment for thyroid pathologies is no longer effective. This is the case when she has certain diseases, such as cancer.

Besides treating the organ and removing unwanted cells, this surgery has other purposes; for example:

  • Know the nature of the lumps (nodules) that the doctor has detected in the gland.
  • Excise the gland completely or partially because of a dysfunction that the drugs could not control.
  • Remove the thyroid or part of it to prevent it from compressing the surrounding organs due to its size.
  • Prevent the onset of cancer if there is a family history.

When to have a thyroidectomy?

The ENT doctor begins to consider thyroidectomy when the symptoms become too severe and worrying. Specifically when the lumps found are suspicious as cancerous or toxic cells. The patient will undergo an ultrasound as well as an analysis of the cells taken in order to know the size and degree of danger of the tumors.

This analysis allows the surgeon to define the procedure to be undertaken:

  • Total thyroidectomy (removal of the entire gland).
  • Partial thyroidectomy (excision of a part).
  • Place the patient under medical supervision.

Procedure for thyroid gland ablation (partial & complete) in Istanbul 

After putting the patient under general anesthesia, the ENT surgeon in Istanbul makes a small surgical opening of a few centimeters at the neck. Then, and depending on the pathology, he performs a total or partial ablation of the thyroid.

If the surgeon performs a simple nodule removal, the nodule undergoes an extemporaneous examination during the operation in order to know its nature. Depending on the nature of the test results, your doctor may or may not remove more of the thyroid.

After finishing the surgery, the surgeon places a drain and then closes the suture. Staples are generally used to close sutures in these types of surgeries for better aesthetic results.

Thyroid surgery post-operative consequences

After the operation, the patient should take analgesic treatment to calm the pain. He will also have to take hormone replacement therapy for life in the event of a total thyroidectomy. In addition, he will be able to resume a normal diet the day after the operation.

On the same day, a first part of the staples will be removed, the second part before the patient leaves the hospital. The scar will not be protected by a bandage and should not be wet for ten days.

In addition to the operation, which lasts between 40 minutes and an hour and a half, and the hospitalization which lasts for 2 to 3 days, the patient will have a three-week work stoppage.

Risks and complications of thyroidectomy surgery

Thyroid surgery is a fairly straightforward procedure that involves little risk. However, some complications and side effects can appear such as:

  • Hematoma.
  • Hemorrhage.
  • Infection.
  • Respiratory discomfort.

In addition to these side effects, other complications more specific to this surgery can occur, for example:

  • Discomfort when swallowing.
  • Modification and alteration of the voice.
  • Swelling of the throat and the operated area.

Thyroidectomy: Thyroid Surgery Reviews & Prices in Turkey

The price of thyroid surgery varies among clinics and hospitals and according to the treatments and tests included in the procedure. However, Turquie santé offers you the services of the best clinics in Turkey, which offer the best prices. We also make patient reviews available to you so you can have additional information.

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HISAR INTERCONTINENTAL  0
  • Multispecialized hospital
  • 7 operating rooms
  • Capacity é of 170 beds
Certifications:
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International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
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HIZMET By Memorial cheap price Thyroidectomy 1
HIZMET By Memorial
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Multi-specialty hospital of good reputation
  • 7 operating rooms
  • Capacity of 77 beds
Certifications:
Joint Commission International
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EKOL HOSPITAL  2
  • Multispecialized hospital
  • Hospital founded in 2007
  • Very good reputation in ENT department
Certifications:
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
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NP BRAIN
Istanbul, Turkey
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Certifications:
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MEMORIAL Ataşehir  4
  •  Multi-specialty hospital with 143 beds
  •  Appreciated and recognized medical personnel
  •  Founded in 2008
Certifications:
Joint Commission International
International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
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MEMORIAL Bahçelievler  5
  • Ultra Modern New Hospital
  • Multispecialized hospital
  • VIP class
Certifications:
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MEMORIAL Şişli  6
MEMORIAL Şişli
Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Grand Hospital founded in 1999
  • 200 Beds
  • 53,000 square meters

 

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MEMORIAL ANKARA cheap price Thyroidectomy 7
MEMORIAL ANKARA
Ankara, Turkey
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  • Member of the American Hospital Association (AHA)
  • Capacity of 230 beds
  • The best hospital in Ankara
Certifications:
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