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Thyroidectomy

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter describes techniques for thyroid lobectomy, partial and total, as well as total thyroidectomy. It emphasizes safe operative technique and details preoperative preparation, pitfalls, and complications.

Keywords

Parathyroid Gland Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Laryngeal Nerve Recurrent Nerve Superior Laryngeal Nerve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA

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