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Thyroidectomy Electronic Nerve Monitoring
Which test is best to monitor thyroid levels in thyroidectomy patients, just ft3 and ft4, TSH and ft4, or like i feel should be tsh, ft3 and ft4?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I am 38, a competitive triathlete, have a resting hr of 50, yet am showing signs of hypertension via electronic BP monitors. Should i be concerned?
What are some things I can do to relax my eyes after looking at a monitor or other electronic display?
During my Thyroidectomy, my R recurrent laryngeal nerve was cauterized, but not transected. Is it more likely to heal or be permanently injured?
8 months post thyroidectomy, how likely will my left cord become un-paralyzed and accessory nerve healed. My right arms affected by trap nerve damage?
Up to 1 year: Most ENT surgeons will wait 1 year before they consider intervention to do a procedure on the vocal cord to improve your voice. SO possibly 1 year before you give up on the possibility of recovery. ...Read more
My left vocal chord nerve is not moving after thyroidectomy.But surgeon told that nerve is little bruised.My voice is low i can't speak louder.?
Not unusual: The particular nerve to the vocal cord has to be retracted during thyroid surgery. It is not unusual for it to take a while to recover and for your voice to return to normal. This happens with other neck surgeries as well such as fusing the neck vertebrae for disc disease. Observe and stay in touch with your surgeon. Try to rest your voice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello: Had a total thyroidectomy Jan. 15, 2015 for non toxic multinodular goiter., I have been having nerve pain between my upper shoulder blades to middle of spine which started in December.. My upper shoulder to under arm aches or sharp pins and
Thyroidectomy diet: "there are no uniform general dietary restrictions for patients who have had thyroid surgery, however your surgeon may ask you to temporarily institute a low iodine diet if you need to receive radio-iodine treatment for cancer after thyroidectomy." http://www.Utsouthwestern.Edu/utsw/cda/dept48055/files/317737.Html. ...Read more