Substantiation of minimally invasive surgeries on thyroid gland

N. A. Maistrenko, P. N. Romashchenko, D. S. Krivolapov
2017 Vestnik khirurgii imeni I. I. Grekova  
OBJECTIVE. The authors determined criteria for reasonable selection of patients for application of optimal minimally invasive interventions in cases of thyroid gland diseases. MATERIAL AND METHODS. The treatment results of 322 patients with thyroid gland diseases were analyzed. There were used a conventional method and variety of minimally invasive methods. RESULTS. It was stated that the main criteria that verified a choice of optimal minimally invasive surgery were the nodule size and thyroid
more » ... le size and thyroid gland volume, autoimmune inflammation of thyroid tissues against a background of toxic and diffuse toxic goiter, retrosternal goiter position and necessity of central lymphodissection in case of metastatic thyroid gland. CONCLUSIONS. The authors applied the determined criteria based on modern diagnostic methods in patients with surgical thyroid gland diseases. This study allowed doctors to justify the choice of optimal minimally invasive surgeries and avoid unreasonable operations, improve treatment results.
doi:10.24884/0042-4625-2017-176-5-21-28 fatcat:axub4ghhvvg6fg6r225764jany