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Dr. Jason Cohen Removes Large Thyroid Mass

SGLA’s Dr. Jason Cohen successfully removed one of the largest thyroid masses in the practice’s history. The mass, a parathyroid adenoma, was significantly larger than average, measuring almost one inch in length. 

Parathyroid adenomas form on the parathyroid glands in the neck, causing these glands to grow in size. These benign tumors can cause markedly elevated calcium levels in a person which can lead to a host of medical…

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What is a Thyroidectomy?

The Thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland which can be found at the base of your neck. It is responsible for producing a variety of body regulating hormones that are responsible for your everyday health. These hormones work to regulate functions like your heart rate, rate at which food is converted into energy, and your over all metabolism.

Sometimes patients may experience issues with their thyroid’s health, leading to the need for a…

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Does a High Dosage of Oxygen During Surgery Cause Harm to a Patient?

Oxygen is essential to life and many of our body’s functions. Without it, we would not be able to breathe, which would cause suffocation and death. During traumatic experiences, such as heart attacks and strokes, being administered pure oxygen can be beneficial for the patient. The administration of oxygen during surgery is also commonly used during various procedures.

Contemplating these procedures the question arises: How much oxygen can…

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Why and When To Surgically Remove Your Thyroid

It can be both a stressful and terrifying experience when dealing with thyroid problems. Thyroid disease is a common cause of hormonal imbalance in the body and occurs when the thyroid gland overproduces (hyperthyroidism) or underproduces (hypothyroidism) thyroid hormones. 1 There are several other thyroid conditions, some benign and others more malignant, to which people are susceptible to such as thyroid nodules, thyroiditis, goiter, and…

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Dr. Jason Cohen Removes Largest Parathyroid Adenoma In Office History

Sitting alongside the thyroid gland in the neck are small glands called the parathyroid glands. These glands have a role in regulating calcium metabolism in the human body. On occasion one or more of these glands will enlarge, causing the calcium in the blood to rise. Dr. Jason Cohen, founding partner of SGLA has spent years studying these glands and their effects on patients.
Dr. Cohen has become expert in identifying which of the glands is…

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What Are the Best Food to Eat After Surgery?

If you have an upcoming surgery planned, it is important to discuss what foods you should be eating after surgery with your general surgeon. Certain types of foods serve specific functions to help heal the body and can speed recovery of wounds, tissues, tendons, and more, while keeping the immune systems boosted to prevent infections.

What foods you should be eating can and will vary based on the procedure, as well as any medications you…

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