Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Thyroidectomy for A Substernal Goiter
Thoracic approach is helpful for some cases of bulky substernal goiters. This article describes an alternative approach with video assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).
Case: A 51-year-old female with accidental diagnosis of substernal goiter from chest x-ray. Her substernal goiter was successfully removed by a cervical approach in combination with VATS in thoracic part dissection.
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