Hello - I'm not familiar with how this issue might affect a thyroidectomy, but hopefully, the surgeon that you consult with will be able to give you some guidance. Also, this page is a nice resource from the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons that can help answer more general questions on surgery.(Note on links: if you click directly on the following link, you will need to use your browser's “back” button to return to the boards after viewing, or you will have to log back in to the forum. As an alternative, you can right-click the link and open it in a new tab or new window).http://endocrinediseases.org/
Take care – and keep us posted!