Statistical Analysis of Thyroid Disorders in Surgical Patients year 2005

Manimaran, R (2006) Statistical Analysis of Thyroid Disorders in Surgical Patients year 2005. Masters thesis, Madurai Medical College, Madurai.


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INTRODUCTION: Thyroid is the largest and most easily accessible gland. Enlargement of thyroid gland (Goitre) is a common problem and attracted the attention of surgeons and provides a great deal of work and interest for them. The following sections deal with anatomy, Physiology, pathogenesis of various thyroid disorders and their prevalence in our institution in the year 2005. AIM OF THE STUDY: 1. To analyse the incidence of various types of thyroid disorders in relation to age and sex. 2. To find out the incidence of thyroid disorders in and around Madurai. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study was done during the period from January 2005 to December 2005 in the Department of Surgery, Surgical Endocrinology and Surgical Oncology, Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai. All the patients admitted in Government Rajaji Hospital were examined clinically, patients with thyroid swellings were selected for the study. Ultrasonogram, X-ray neck-Anteroposterior and lateral views, thyroid profile tests, ENT examination were done for all the patients. FNAC was done for all. Post operative histopathological examination reports were reviewed and the diagnosis confirmed. According to that, distribution of thyroid disorders estimated. CONCLUSION: 1. Overall incidence of thyroid disorders is increasing in our part of the world. 2. Thyroid disorders occur more commonly in females than males. 3. Most of the thyroid disorders are benign. Malignancy accounts for 12% only. 4. Most of the patients present with solitary nodular goitre, which accounts for 35%. 5. Most of the thyroid disorders present in third and fourth decades, excluding malignancy.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Thyroid Disorders ; Surgical Patients ; Statistical Analysis.
Subjects: MEDICAL > General Surgery
Depositing User: Devi S
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2018 03:02
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2018 03:02

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