A novel method for creating working space during endoscopic thyroidectomy via bilateral areolar approach.

@article{Tan2013ANM,
  title={A novel method for creating working space during endoscopic thyroidectomy via bilateral areolar approach.},
  author={Yihong Tan and Guo-Neng Du and Yu-Gen Xiao and Wan-shou Qiu and Tao Wu},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic \& advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={
          1011-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Endoscopic thyroidectomy (ET) can be performed through the bilateral areolar approach (BAA). A working space (WS) is typically created on the surface of the pectoral fascia in the chest wall and in the subplatysmal space in the neck. There are several limitations of using this WS. The aim of this study was to establish a new WS for ET. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A retrospective review was performed on 85 patients with benign thyroid nodules who had undergone ET through a BAA. A WS was… Expand
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