Case Report
Volume 5 Issue 8 - 2022
Feasibility of Ambulatory Thyroidectomy: Beginning of Experience about 22 Cases
Zatir Soufiane1*, S Lemoui1, T Lerkaam1, D Adnane1, M Mouloudi2, F Dahim3, M Medjamea4 and S Belakehal5

1Medico-Surgical Emergency Department, Military Hospital University of Oran, Algeria
2Radiology Department, Military Hospital University of Oran, Algeria
3Intensive Care Department, Military Hospital University of Oran, Algeria
4Pathology Department, Military Hospital University of Oran, Algeria
5General Director of the Hospital, Military Hospital University of Oran, Algeria

*Corresponding Author: Zatir Soufiane, Medico-Surgical Emergency Department, Military Hospital University of Oran, Algeria.
Received: June 20, 2022; Published: July 28, 2022


Outpatient thyroid surgery is growing in popularity because it can reduce length of hospital stay, lower costs of care, and increase patient satisfaction. There remains significant variation in the use of this practice, including a perceived lack of knowledge regarding the safety of outpatient thyroidectomies and how to implement standardized institutional protocols to ensure safe same-day discharge. we started doing thyroidectomies on an outpatient basis with 8-hour drainage, we operated on 22 patients with multinodular goiter without suspicion of malignancy. We had no postoperative complications and all our patients left the same day after removal of the drainage.


Keywords: Ambulatory Thyroidectomy; Thyroid Surgery; Outpatient Thyroidectomies


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Citation: Zatir Soufiane., et al. “Feasibility of Ambulatory Thyroidectomy: Beginning of Experience about 22 Cases” EC Clinical and Medical Case Reports 5.8 (2022): 33-35.

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