Together, you and your doctor will decide if thyroid surgery is right for you.
Thyroid surgery may be the only treatment option if:
In traditional, open thyroid surgery, a 2–8 cm incision (cut) is made in the skin of the lower part of the neck. The surgery is done under a general anaesthetic. You will need to stay in the hospital for one or two days.
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