The anatomical basis for preserving the blood supply to the parathyroids during thyroid surgery, and a review of current technologic advances


Shaari AL, Spaulding SL, Xing MH, Yue LE, Machado RA, Moubayed SP, Mundi N, Chai RL, Urken ML.

Am J Oto

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This article discusses existing literature related to parathyroid vasculature and the implications that this vasculature has for the avoidance of complications during thyroid surgery. The paper also provides an overview of surgical techniques for parathyroid identification and preservation.