Why would one need to have their thyroid removed? The thyroid is a small gland in your neck that produces hormones responsible for regulating your body’s metabolic rate, growth and development. Surgery may be required when the thyroid gland turns cancerous or when correction is required for an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism).
Join Dr. Tan Chuan Chien, Consultant General Surgeon (Breast & Thyroid Surgery) in this video by Medical Channel Asia as he shares more about the different types of thyroid conditions, thyroid surgery, the risks involved and what to expect post-procedure.
Watch the full video: https://youtu.be/1eTk6Wbko10
SOG – CC TAN BREAST, THYROID & GENERAL SURGERY
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