SURGERY TODAY, vol.38, no.12, pp.1072-1077, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Title of Journal :
Retrosternal goiter, Surgery, Incisions, SUBSTERNAL GOITER, SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT, INTRATHORACIC GOITER, MEDIASTINAL GOITER, THYROIDECTOMY
Retrosternal goiters (RSGs) can be removed transcervically, but additional incisions are sometimes necessary. We examined the factors determining the need for additional incisions to remove an RSG goiter, based on our experience and on an algorithm.