A thyroidectomy is an operation that involves the surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland.
This book is a guide to thyroidectomy for surgeons and endocrinologists.
Beginning with an overview of the cross-sectional anatomy of the neck, the next chapters explain patient positioning and skin incision.
The following sections discuss surgical techniques for different sections of the thyroid and for different disorders.
Authored by internationally recognised experts in the field, the text is further enhanced by clinical photographs and diagrams illustrating surgical procedures, anatomical dissections, and schematic representations.
- Guide to thyroidectomy for surgeons and endocrinologists
- Covers surgical techniques for different sections of the thyroid
- Authored by internationally recognised experts
- Highly illustrated with surgical images, anatomical dissections and schematic representations
Ernesto P Molmenti MD PhD MBA
Professor of Surgery, Medicine and Paediatrics, Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, Director, Adult and Paediatric Kidney Transplantation, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Long Island, New York, USA
Hebe Thioly Molmenti
Ex-Professor of Fine Arts
Luis A Molmenti MD PhD FACS
Ex-Vice Dean and Ex-Professor of Surgery, University del Salvador School of Medicine, Argentina