Thyroid gland surgery
- The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ, located in the base of your neck. It releases hormones that control metabolism-the way your body uses energy. The thyroid hormones regulate vital body functions including: breathing, heart rate, central and peripheral nervous systems, body weight, muscle strength, menstrual cycles, body temperature, cholesterol levels and much more.
They also have an important role in male and female reproductive system.
The increased number of persons suffering from thyroid gland disorders has called for setting up the center for the thyroid gland.
At the Atlas general hospital patients can have all the necessary examinations and analysis for establishing diagnosis done in one day.
How is the procedure carried out?
Diagnostics and treatment of thyroid gland disease include: examinations by endocrinologists, diagnostics and modern therapy for all kinds of function disorders and morfology of the thyroid gland, ultrasonography of the thyroid gland and nodus biopsy with patohistological examination.
Center for endocrinology also includes:
-Diagnostics and treatment of diabetes and basic instructions about the disease itself, recommendations for treatment,written instructions for adequate diet and advice about physical activity.
It is also possible to carry out general examination during which the team of subspecialists assess the present condition of a patient, potential complications and other health risks.
– Reproductive endocrinology involves evaluation and therapy of menstrual cycles disorders,infertility, polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause.
– Obesity treatment using individual approach with excluding secondary obesity causes.At the centre for treating obesity, overweight patients can undergo detailed examination with multidisciplinary approach.
-Diagnostics and therapy of adrenal, parathyroid and pituitary gland.
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Prim. dr sci. med Dr Zorić V. GoranSpecialist in general surgery-endocrine surgeon