Other Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy Techniques Using Remote Skin Incision Outside of the Neck

  • Sang-Wook Kang
  • Woong Youn Chung


From the beginning of twenty-first century, with the raised socioeconomic status of the global people, they can afford to think about the other things more than the struggling to survive. The “well-being” of life has been the main issues of present-day life, and these trends have greatly influenced on the medical area also. Many surgical therapeutic plans for the diseases had been changed as the risk stratification–matched treatment with consideration into the patient’s quality of life without any confliction of their treatment outcomes.


Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Subcutaneous Emphysema Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Transaxillary Approach Central Compartment Neck Dissection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryYonsei University College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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