Vol 6, No 5 (October 2017): Gland Surgery (Prevention & management of complications in thyroid surgery)

Review Article

Preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative anesthetic prospective for thyroid surgery: what’s new
I-Cheng Lu, I-Hua Lin, Che-Wei Wu, Hsiu-Ya Chen, Yi-Chu Lin, Feng-Yu Chiang, Pi-Ying Chang
Preoperative management in patients with Graves’ disease
Eliana Piantanida
Preoperative information for thyroid surgery
Vaninder K. Dhillon, Jonathon O. Russell, Mai G. Al Khadem, Ralph P. Tufano
Morbidity from minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy: a general review
Celestino Pio Lombardi, Giulia Carnassale, Annamaria D’Amore, Valentina Milano, Carmela De Crea, Marco Raffaelli, Rocco Bellantone
Morbidity of central neck dissection for papillary thyroid cancer
Davide Lombardi, Remo Accorona, Alberto Paderno, Carlo Cappelli, Piero Nicolai
Speech therapy after thyroidectomy
Wing-Hei Viola Yu, Che-Wei Wu
Prevention and management of bleeding in thyroid surgery
Gabriele Materazzi, Carlo Enrico Ambrosini, Lorenzo Fregoli, Luigi De Napoli, Gianluca Frustaci, Valeria Matteucci, Piermarco Papini, Sohail Bakkar, Paolo Miccoli
Intraoperative real-time localization of parathyroid gland with near infrared fluorescence imaging
Sung Won Kim, Hyoung Shin Lee, Kang Dae Lee
Antibiotic prophylaxis in thyroid surgery
Anna Fachinetti, Corrado Chiappa, Veronica Arlant, Hoon Yub Kim, Xiaoli Liu, Hui Sun, Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Francesca Rovera
Parathyroid transplantation in thyroid surgery
Marcin Barczyński, Filip Gołkowski, Ireneusz Nawrot
Opportunities and challenges of intermittent and continuous intraoperative neural monitoring in thyroid surgery
Rick Schneider, Andreas Machens, Gregory W. Randolph, Dipti Kamani, Kerstin Lorenz, Henning Dralle
Predictive features associated with thyrotoxic storm and management
Alessandro Bacuzzi, Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Luca Guzzetti, Alessandro Ivan De Martino, Paolo Severgnini, Salvatore Cuffari
Injury of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery
Andre S. Potenza, Vergilius J. F. Araujo Filho, Claudio R. Cernea
The application of drains in thyroid surgery
Mattia Portinari, Paolo Carcoforo
Complications from tracheal resection for thyroid carcinoma
Nicola Rotolo, Maria Cattoni, Andrea Imperatori
The use of ICG enhanced fluorescence for the evaluation of parathyroid gland preservation
Pornpeera Jitpratoom, Angkoon Anuwong
Thyroidectomy in elderly patients aged ≥70 years
Davide Inversini, Andrea Morlacchi, Giuseppinella Melita, Simona Del Ferraro, Carlo Boeri, Mattia Portinari, Antonino Cancellieri, Francesco Frattini, Antonio Giacomo Rizzo, Gianlorenzo Dionigi

Case Report

Silk suture reaction in thyroid surgery
Selen Soylu, Akif Enes Arikan, Serkan Teksoz, Murat Ozcan, Yusuf Bukey
Skin metastasis on the neck: an unusual presentation of recurrence of papillary thyroid carcinoma
Selen Soylu, Akif Enes Arikan, Serkan Teksoz, Murat Ozcan, Yusuf Bukey
Single port thoracoscopic treatment of thoracic duct injury after thyroidectomy with neck dissection
Serkan Teksoz, Ezel Ersen, Akif Enes Arikan, Sina Ferahman, Kamil Kaynak, Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Yusuf Bukey


The series “Prevention & Management of Complications in Thyroid Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Gland Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Drs. Maria Laura Tanda, Che-Wei Wu and Gianlorenzo Dionigi served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.