Loupe Assisted Thyroidectomy : Prevention of Complications is better than Treating Them

@inproceedings{Ali2017LoupeAT,
  title={Loupe Assisted Thyroidectomy : Prevention of Complications is better than Treating Them},
  author={Mohamed Lotfy Ali and Mostafa Mohamed Khairy},
  year={2017}
}
Aim: Studying the value of the surgical loupe in the enhancement of performing safe thyroidectomy via dissection of the major structures which are vulnerable to injury during the operation. Subjects and methods: 150 patients with benign and malignant thyroid masses underwent near total or total thyroidectomy at Zagazig university hospitals. History taking and all necessary investigations were done. Thyroidectomy was done under the magnification of the surgical loupe and we dissected the… CONTINUE READING