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          VOLUME 51 / ISSUE 3

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1 - Scarless thyroidectomy: transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy by vestibular approach

Mehmet Uludag, Adnan Isgor

Transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy by vestibular approach (TOETVA) is a minimally invasive, natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) technique with no visible scarring. Endoscopic lobectomy or total thyroidectomy can be performed completely under low CO2 pressure level with the aid of one 10 mm and two 5 mm ports applied from vestibular region through the mouth. Its application is increasing worldwide. It can be safely performed in "ed patients in experienced centers. In this study, the development of minimally invasive thyroid surgery, patient "ion and exclusion criteria for TOETVA, regional anatomy, surgical technique, preoperative and postoperative care, advantages and disadvantages and possible complications of the procedure will be discussed.

Keywords: Endoscopic thyroidectomy, minimally invasive endoscopic thyroidectomy, scarless thyroidectomy

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