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Endocrine surgery 

Endocrine surgery
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Endocrine surgery
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0022
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date: 21 September 2019

Anna Batchelor

Thyroidectomy 580

Parathyroidectomy 584

Phaeochromocytoma 586

(see also p. 164)

Complexity can vary from removal of a thyroid nodule to removal of long-standing retrosternal goitre to relieve tracheal compression.

Retrosternal goitre is usually excised through a standard incision, but occasionally a sternal split is required....

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