World J Surg Surg Res | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Short Communication | Open Access

Capsular Dissection: A Preferred Technique in Total Thyroidectomy

Thantry DL1, Thantry G2, Shastri R3 and Chitra RS1*

1Department of ENT, AJIMS, Mangalore, India
2Department of Anesthesia, AJIMS, Mangalore, India
3Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India

*Correspondance to: Chitra RS, 

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Aims and Objectives:
(a) To stress on the importance of total thyroidectomy.
(b) To emphasize on the advantage of capsular dissection technique.
Settings and Design: This is a prospective clinical study which was conducted in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at AJIMS, Mangalore Karnataka from March 2009 – April 2010.
Inclusion Criteria: All benign thyroid diseases.
Exclusion Criteria: Solitary nodules, Diseases of the lobule, Previous head and neck surgeries.


Capsular dissection; Total thyroidectomy; Recurrent laryngeal nerve; Hypoparathyroidism; Ligament of berry


Thantry DL, Thantry G, Shastri R, Chitra RS. Capsular Dissection: A Preferred Technique in Total Thyroidectomy. World J Surg Surgical Res. 2022; 5: 1436..

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