Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Thyroidectomy for A Substernal Goiter

Authors

  • Wilairat Prasert Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University
  • Boonlawat Homvises Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University

Keywords:

Substernal goiter, VATS, Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery

Abstract

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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Published

2021-04-27

How to Cite

[1]
Prasert, W. and Homvises, B. 2021. Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Thyroidectomy for A Substernal Goiter . Asian Medical Journal and Alternative Medicine. 21, 1 (Apr. 2021), 55–58.

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Case Report