Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Parathyroidectomy
During the last two decades, several techniques for minimally invasive parathyroidectomy have been developed. Minimally invasive video-assisted parathyroidectomy (MIVAP) has emerged as a valid alternative to bilateral neck exploration for the surgical treatment of patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism. This technique provides significant advantages in terms of postoperative pain, postoperative outcomes, and cosmetic results. This chapter describes the indications, surgical technique, and outcomes of MIVAP.
KeywordsParathyroid Gland Parathyroid Adenoma Endemic Goiter Strap Muscle Minimal Invasive Parathyroidectomy
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