Jurnalul de Chirurgie
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TOTAL THYROIDECTOMY USING CAPSULAR DISSECTION
R. Moldovanu, V. Filip, D. Niculescu, Elena Cotea, Şt. Georgescu,
N. Dănilă, D. Lăzescu, E. Târcoveanu

First Surgical Clinic „I. Tănăsescu – Vl. Buţureanu”,
„St. Spiridon” Hospital Iaşi
University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Gr.T. Popa” Iaşi
Jurnalul de chirurgie 2008; 4 (1):45-50
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Abstract:

Total thyroidectomy can be performed with low rate of injuries of the recurrent laryngeal nerves and parathyroid glands, with appropriate techniques. The paper describes the technique of total thyroidectomy using capsular dissection and the indications of this operation. There are some steps which should be respected: good exposure of the thyroid gland, careful dissection of the superior pole using the avascular plane between superior pole and cricothyroid muscle, medial retraction of the gland, ligating the tertiary (third order) branches of the inferior thyroid artery, near the surface of thyroid parenchyma. Using this type of dissection, the recurrent laryngeal nerves are protected, as well as the blood supply of the parathyroid glands. Conclusions: Total thyroidectomy using capsular dissection is the procedure of choice for multinodular goiter, because avoid the completion thyroidectomy for recurrence or occult thyroid cancer.

KEY WORDS: TOTAL THYROIDECTOMY, CAPSULAR DISSECTION, MULTINODULAR GOITER, OCCULT THYROID CANCER

Correspondence to: First Surgical Clinic, „St. Spiridon” Hospital Iaşi, 700111, Bd. Independenţei, No. 1, Iaşi, Romania; e-mail:



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