Dr Saleha Abdullah, Dr Arooj Kiran, Dr Iqra Yasin
Aim: To evaluate various complication of thyroidectomy and how to minimize the possible complications. Design: prospective descriptive study. Place and duration: The study was conducted on 100 patients with thyroid gland treated in the Department of Surgery Unit II, Services Hospital Lahore for three years duration from March 2017 to February 2020. Methodology: This study covers all thyroid goiter cases and were hospitalized. Details have been added in a proforma. Results: 100 patients were operated in the above period. 90 women and 10 men; therefore, the ratio of women to men was observed in this study as 9: 1. 60 of these patients had non-toxic multi-molecular goiter; 22 simple diff use goitre; 10 had diff use toxic goitre; 3 patients had toxic multinodular goitre and 1 had toxic adenoma. Conclusion: Thyroid goiter is a common surgical disorder. We concluded that all patients should be carefully inspected and thoroughly examined. An experienced surgeon should perform thyroid surgery to prevent complications. Key words: Multinodulargoiter, toxic nodule, thyroidectomy.