Parathyroid Autotransplantation During Thyroid Surgery: A Novel Technique Using a Cell Culture Nutrient Solution

@article{Fam2016ParathyroidAD,
  title={Parathyroid Autotransplantation During Thyroid Surgery: A Novel Technique Using a Cell Culture Nutrient Solution},
  author={Fausto Fam{\'a} and Marco Cicci{\`u} and Francesca Polito and Antonio Cascio and Maria Gioffr{\'e}-Florio and Arnaud Piquard and Olivier Saint-Marc and A Sindoni},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={41},
  pages={457-463}
}
Parathyroid autotransplantation is an easy procedure with a low complication rate. We adopted the transplantation into the sternocleidomastoid muscle, which allows an easier and time-saving surgical procedure using the same surgical incision. In this study, we retrospectively reviewed the records of 396 consecutive patients, who underwent total thyroidectomy for benign thyroid disease. In all cases in which a parathyroid was damaged or inadvertently removed, the gland was transplanted; before… CONTINUE READING
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