Conventional thyroidectomy

Meredith Adams, Gerard Doherty

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2-6
Number of pages5
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2009


  • Complications
  • Lobectomy
  • Technique
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroidectomy


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