THYROID DISEASES AND SURGERY: AN AUDIT FROM THE ORL-HNS DEPARTMENT OF STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE AND GENERAL HOSPITAL
This article was published in Volume 2 issue 1 of online journal of otolaryngology JORL.
This article is an audit of the thyroid surgeries performed in the Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ORL-HNS) department of Stanley Medical College and General Hospital, Chennai-01, during the 2 year period from 2009 to 2011. 5O Thyroid surgeries have been performed during this period of which 12 were total thyroidectomies and the remaining 38, hemi-thyroidectomies. Adenoma of the thyroid was the most common benign disease encountered while papillary carcinoma was the only malignant disease of thyroid diagnosed.