Thyroidectomy Technique



Always check the patient’s recent thyroid function tests (especially important for the toxic patient)


Adrenaline Prep Goiter Marcaine 

Recommended Reading

  1. Ecker T, Carvalho AL, Choe JH, Walosek G, Preuss KJ. Hemostasis in thyroid surgery: harmonic scalpel versus other techniques–a meta-analysis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;143(1):17–25.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Hobbs CGL, Watkinson JC. Thyroidectomy. Surgery. 2007;2010(25):474–8.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryUniversity Hospital North StaffordshireNewcastle-under-LymeUK
  2. 2.ENT DepartmentQueen Elizabeth HospitalBirminghamUK

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