Complications Associated With the Sistrunk Procedure

@article{Maddalozzo2001ComplicationsAW,
  title={Complications Associated With the Sistrunk Procedure},
  author={John P. Maddalozzo and T. K. Venkatesan and Pankaj Gupta},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2001},
  volume={111}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the type and rate of complications in the postoperative period of pediatric patients undergoing the Sistrunk procedure. [] Key MethodSTUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of patients with a diagnosis of thyroglossal duct cyst who had not had corrective surgery previously. An attempt to standardize the study was made as follows: all patients had surgery under the direction of one surgeon, using the Sistrunk procedure with minor modifications from its original description.

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