Thyroidectomy: Anatomical Basis of Surgical Technique

by Ernesto P Molmenti, Hebe Thioly Molmenti, Luis A Molmenti

This book focuses on anatomical basis of surgical technique of thyroidectomy. A thyroidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove all or part of the thyroid gland and used to treat diseases of the thyroid gland including thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland), large goiters or thyroid nodules causing symptomatic obstruction such as swallowing or breathing difficulties, and multi-nodular goiter. This book consists of nine chapters that include anatomy cross-sectional view of the neck surgical technique, positioning of the patient skin incision transection of the prelaryngeal muscles, right lobe, left lobe, isthmus, thyroid remnant stump, voluminous goiter, cervicothoracic goiter, and retropharyngeal extension. This book fulfills the expectations of young surgeons. It also solidifies the knowledge and happiness of those who experienced the complex anatomical-surgical treatment of the thyroid gland.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Molmenti Ernesto P
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Long Island, New York, USA
North Shore-LIJ Health System, Long Island, New York, USA; Hofstra North Shore–LIJ School of Medicine, Long Island, New York, USA
2. Molmenti Hebe Thioly
3. Molmenti Luis A University del Salvador School of Medicine, Argentina; Post-Graduate School, University del Salvador School of Medicine, Argentina; Fiorito Hospital, Argentina; Central Air Force Hospital, Argentina; Don Bosco Hospital, Argentina; University of La Plata School of Medicine, Argentina; University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, Argentina
ISBN 9789352700035
Speciality Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13115
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 104
Book Type Professional


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