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  • Impact Factor: 1.989**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2637-4625
  • DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625
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Major Scope

  •  Breast Surgery
  •  Colorectal Surgery
  •  Aesthetic & Cosmetic Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Hepatology
  •  Cardiothoracic Surgery
  •  Gynecological Surgery
  •  Podiatric Surgery


Citation: World J Surg Surg Res. 2022;5(1):1436.DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625.1436

Capsular Dissection: A Preferred Technique in Total Thyroidectomy

Thantry DL, Thantry G, Shastri R and Chitra RS

Department of ENT, AJIMS, Mangalore, India
Department of Anesthesia, AJIMS, Mangalore, India
Department 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

Cite the Article:

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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