Sistrunk operation

Sis·trunk op·er·a·tion

a surgical procedure to excise a thyroglossal duct cyst including the midportion of the hyoid bone through or near which the duct traverses.
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Sistrunk,

Walter Ellis, U.S. surgeon, 1880-1933.
Sistrunk band retractor
Sistrunk dissecting scissors
Sistrunk double-ended retractor
Sistrunk operation - excision of the thyroglossal cyst and duct, including the midportion of the hyoid bone through or near which the duct traverses.
Sistrunk procedure
Sistrunk retractor
Sistrunk scissors
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The imperative of the sistrunk operation: review of 160 thyroglossal tract remnant operations.
(6) Despite an adequate Sistrunk operation, earlier studies observed a recurrence rate of 3% to 4%.
Although the Sistrunk procedure includes a part of the hyoid bone, there was a discrepancy between the numbers of Sistrunk operations and the histopathological findings of the cyst with bones in the present study.
The imperative of the Sistrunk operation. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.
Results of the Sistrunk operation. Acta Otorrinolaring Esp.
The patient underwent sistrunk operation. Histopathology showed thyroglossal duct cyst with stratified squamous epithelium infiltrated by papillary cells.
distribution, laterality and location of thyroglossal duct cysts and outcome of Sistrunk Operation in the management of thyroglossal duct cysts
The recurrence rate for thyroglossal duct cysts after a Sistrunk operation is 5% compared with 20% if the hyoid cartilage is not removed.13 The recurrence rate after Sistrunk operation was seen in 8% patients in our series compared to higher rates of 12.1%,1115.8% 17and 24%.9 This positive outcome may be due to the adequate hyoid bone resection and removal of persistent infra or suprahyoid tract remnants in cases of recurrent thyroglossal duct cysts.
OF SURGERIES TRACHEOSTOMY 41 HEMI-THYROIDECTOMY 49 HARD PALATE GROWTH BIOPSIES 38 TONGUE GROWTH BIOPSY 37 SEBACEOUS CYST EXCISION 7 SISTRUNK OPERATION 7 SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND EXCISION 6 SUPERFICIAL PAROTIDECTOMY 4 UVULOPALATOPHARYNGOPLASTY 3 Table 4: DISTRIBUTION OF THROAT SURGERIES TYPE OF SURGERY NUMBER OF SURGERIES TONSILLECTOMY 135 DIRECT LARYNGOSCOPY AND BIOPSY 65 ADENOTONSILLECOTMY 20 MICROLARYNGEAL SURGERIES 16 FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL OF AERO-DIGESTIVE TRACT 12 ADENOTONSILLECTOMY WITH GROMMET INSERTION 7 AGE DISTRIBUTION 0-10 92 11-20 360 21-30 342 31-40 248 41-50 151 51-60 112 61-70 88 71-80 7 Note: Table made from bar graph.