Thyroidectomy can be a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure for thyroid nodules carrying a risk of thyroid cancer or causing local symptoms, or for hyperfunction. The technical approach for a safe conventional thyroidectomy is a replicable procedure guided by some basic principles and anatomic understanding. One safe approach is detailed here.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery|
|State||Published - Mar 1 2009|