Endoscopic thyroidectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy via an anterior chest approach for papillary thyroid cancer

Abstract

The clinical role of endoscopic thyroidectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) for differentiated thyroid cancer remains open to debate. Conventional thyroidectomy requires a cervical incision and often leaves an unsightly scar on the anterior neck. Endoscopic thyroidectomy is technically feasible and safe, with much better cosmetic results. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00595-008-3840-5

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@article{Bae2008EndoscopicTA, title={Endoscopic thyroidectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy via an anterior chest approach for papillary thyroid cancer}, author={Ja Seong Bae and Woo-Chan Park and Byung Joo Song and Sang Seol Jung and Jeong Soo Kim}, journal={Surgery Today}, year={2008}, volume={39}, pages={178-181} }