Incidence and Analysis of factors related to Thyroid Cancer in Patients Undergoing Surgery at the Otolaryngology Department at Krathum Baen Hospital


  • สุทธิพันธ์ ดำริห์ศิลป์ กลุ่มงานหู คอ จมูก โรงพยาบาลกระทุ่มแบน จังหวัดสมุทรสาคร


Thyroid cancer, Cancer risk factors


Objective: To study the incidence and types of thyroid cancer and to analyze factors related to thyroid cancer in patients undergoing surgery at the otolaryngology department at  Krathum Baen hospital

Materials and methods: A retrospective study was conducted from January 1, 2013 to October 31, 2021 on 212 patients undergoing thyroidectomy at Krathum Baen hospital. Data were analyzed using multivariable logistic regression to evaluate the associated clinical factors of thyroid cancer. Data analysis was performed by the SPSS23. The significance level was set at P<0.05.

Results: From 212 patients who underwent thyroid surgery, 182 (85.85%) were female. Pathological findings showed malignancy in 53 (25%) of the patients, 47 (88.6%) of thyroid cancer were papillary thyroid carcinoma. Multivariate logistic regression showed some physical examinations, firmness to palpation (P<0.001, OR 83.8), fixation of thyroid nodule at adjacent tissues (P<0.001, OR 268.2), cervical lymphadenopathy (P<0.001, OR 63.368) could predict malignancy in the patients with thyroid nodules.

Conclusion: Firmness to palpation, fixation of thyroid nodule at adjacent tissues, cervical lymphadenopathy were statistically significant factors to predict malignancy in the patients with thyroid nodules in this study.

Keywords: Thyroid cancer, Cancer risk factors


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ดำริห์ศิลป์ ส. (2022). Incidence and Analysis of factors related to Thyroid Cancer in Patients Undergoing Surgery at the Otolaryngology Department at Krathum Baen Hospital. Hua Hin Medical Journal, 2(1), 22–33. Retrieved from



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