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. Key points 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
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