Dr. Warisha Ishaq, Muhammad Raza, Dr. Ali Maqbool
Objective: To contrast total thyroidectomy and inclusion of post-operative drain versus no drain as far as level of post-operative pain, term of clinic remains and post-operative hematoma, seroma and wound contamination. Study Design: Randomized controlled clinical examination. Place and Duration of Study: This investigation was directed at the Department of General Surgery, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore for a long time from June 2018 to June 2020. Materials and Methods: After taking consent from clinic moral advisory group, a total of 62 patients were incorporated, who were going through total thyroidectomy for kind multinodular goiter conceded in Department of Surgery, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore. Results: Mean period of patients was 39.90 ± 14.13 years. Male patients were 54.8% while females were 45.2%. The score of pain and term of medical clinic remain was factually high in the drain bunch in contrast with the no drain gathering. After T-test and Chi-square test, there was no critical affiliation found in the two gatherings as far as medical clinic remain or Post-operative pain with respect to impact modifiers like age or sex. Conclusion: In post-worked instances of thyroid surgery where drains were not placed, were related with brief span of emergency clinic remain and less post-operative pain. So, the results of this investigation don't uphold the standard inclusion of drain after thyroid surgery. Key Words: Postoperative thyroid difficulties, Total Thyroidectomy, Post thyroidectomy drain.