Management of substernal goiter.

  title={Management of substernal goiter.},
  author={James L. Netterville and Scott C Coleman and Jonathan C. Smith and Michelle M Smith and Terry A. Day and Brian B. Burkey},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={108 11 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE To analyze the presentation, evaluation and treatment of patients with large substernal goiters, with emphasis on the radiographic evaluation and the results of treatment. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective chart review of 150 patients undergoing thyroidectomy at the Vanderbilt University Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. METHODS Charts of patients undergoing thyroidectomy were reviewed. Those with substernal goiter, defined as a major portion of the goiter within the… CONTINUE READING


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