Alejandro M Zalazar1*, Javier L Rossi1, Francisco Santucho Saravia1 and José M Moreno Negri1
1Head and Neck Surgery Service, General Surgery Division, Military Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2Thorax Surgery Service, General Surgery Division, Military Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
*Corresponding Author: Alejandro M Zalazar, Head and Neck Surgery Service, General Surgery Division, Military Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Received: May 02, 2020; Published: July 30, 2020
The natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES), was performed for the first time by Dr. Witzel in 2008, introducing the transoral approach for the thyroid disease on cadavers and pigs. In the year 2016, Dr. Anuwong published the first series of cases in humans by vestibular approach. In it, it is shown the case of a 37-year-old patient, who attended the consultation presenting a previous two-month-old cervical tumor. Thyroid ultrasound with polynodular goiter. Fna: Follicular hyperplasia in left and right lobe Lesion. It is decided to perform a transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy by vestibular approach. The intervention duration was 180 minutes, blood loss was 20 ml. Slight pain and hospitalization time, 36 hours. The present work intends to develop this technique and the experience in our first case of total thyroidectomy in benign thyroid pathology.
Keywords: Transoral Thyroidectomy; Thyroidectomy
Citation: Alejandro M Zalazar., et al. “Endoscopic Transoral Thyroidectomy by Vestibular Approach: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 2.8 (2020): 09-12.
Copyright: © 2020 Alejandro M Zalazar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.