Essay about Inferior Thyroid Arteries

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Thyroidectomy 1

Running Head: Thyroidectomy

American Career College
Surge 270
Assignment 2

Thyroidectomy 2


Thyroidectomy is the surgical procedure for removal of thyroid.
The patient can be effect with Goiter, Thyroiditis, Hyperthyroidism, Graves disease, Thyroid nodule, Thyroid storm and thyroid cancer. These can effects patient’s metabolism and cause nervousness, restlessness, emotional liability, fast speech, tachycardia, arrhythmias, dyspnea, hoarseness, signs of tracheal or esophageal compressions, swallowing and breathing problem, increase of total cholesterol level, slowed mental functioning, pain, numbness and tingling by the area of nerve damage and in
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Prep set, Basic pack, Basin set, Suction tubing, Electrosurgical pencil (monopolar &bipolar), Peanuts, Kittners for dissection, Bulb syringe,(2)#10 blades loaded on #7 knives handle, #15 loaded on #7 knife handle, Needle magnet or counter, Basin set, Antiembolitic hose, Skin closure Steri-Strips or subcuticular running suture, Penrose, Thyroid sheet and clip applier should be available sizes small and x-small.

Thyroidectomy 5

Position: During procedure the patient positioned supine with neck extended head. This is done by applying a roll towel or sand bag under patient’s shoulder.

Instrument set: Thyroidectomy set used during procedure this include: Thyroid procedure tray, Tracheostomy tray, Spring retractor. Light angle clamps with fine points, (2) lahey clamps, Bipolar forcep and cord, Jacobs fine tips, Thyroid clamp, Tenotomy scissors, Metzenbaum, 2-right angle(1)long and (1) small, 2-Debakeyes, 2- Adson with teeth, 2- cushing vein,1-weithlaner, 1- Frazier suction tubing, 2-Needle holder,2-Tonsil schnidt, 2-Babcock,2-kocher,6-Allis, 6-Mosquito and right angle mixture.

Back Table: The back table is set up with a basin and a thyroidectomy set with all accountable supplies. They are include: sponges, Kittenrs, Penrose, Vessle loops, Sutures, Knife blades, Hypos, Bovie tips, Scratcher. A thyroidectomy tray place on the center of the table
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