Objective: To review our experience with a new surgical approach, the delivery technique for minimally invasive thyroidectomy.
Design: Retrospective review.
Setting: Tertiary care hospital, head and neck surgery service.
Patients: Patients undergoing thyroidectomy.
Interventions: The delivery technique requires a 3- to 4-cm incision followed by ligation of the superior thyroid vessels, middle thyroid vein, and inferior thyroid vein, followed by delivery of the gland through the incision.
Genden EM, Malkin B, Seo S. P056 Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery: The Delivery Technique. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):876. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.876-b