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Retrosternal goiters still pose a problem to expert endocrine surgeons. Whether surgery should be the treatment of choice or not remains controversial because of hypothetical increased morbidity rates associated with the surgical approach. Eighty-three patients were retrospectively reviewed for anesthetic risk, fibrobronchoscopic guidance for intubation,(More)
INTRODUCTION Nodular goiter (NG) is frequent among the general population and is considered a diffuse disease. Although NGs are rarely unilateral, they pose a dilemma in terms of the extent of the thyroidectomy. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the remaining thyroid in patients with NG compared with those with follicular adenoma who underwent(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of superspecialization in endocrine surgery on the standard of thyroidectomy, both before and after the creation of an endocrine surgery unit. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective, comparative study of two 7-year periods. Three hundred forty thyroidectomies (G1) were performed(More)
INTRODUCTION The recent reintroduction of local/regional anesthesia (LRA) for thyroidectomy has enabled this intervention to be performed in the outpatient setting. The aim of this study was to compare the results of thyroidectomy using two anesthesia methods. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred twenty-five patients requiring thyroidectomy and who met the(More)
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