collar incision

col·lar in·ci·sion

a cervical incision, placed a few centimeters above the sternal notch, which is frequently used for thyroid or parathyroid procedures.
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An ectopic parathyroidectomy was then performed with a traditional transcervical collar incision.
Supraclavicular lateral collar incision versus conventional approach for thyroidectomy: supplement for minimally invasive techniques with extended indications.
Surgical failure, conversion to a collar incision, and GA procedures were explained to the patients.
In 1974, Stell and Cooney reported that they had reduced the fistula rate to 13% by adapting a surgical technique that involved a collar incision, closure of the pharyngeal defect in a straight line, a separate skin incision for the tracheostoma, and efficient suction drainage.
In 12 (75%) cases cervical collar incision was adequate to remove the gland with substernal extension.
In 75% of our cases the cervical collar incision was sufficient to perform the thyroidectomy and the partial sternal split was only required in 18.
A collar incision was made initially to drain the cervical abscess and remove the necrotized tissues, then the patient was positioned for right sided video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS).
Standard collar incision was used to approach the gland.
First parathyroidectomy was done by Felix Mandl in Vienna in 1925 through traditional collar incision accessing all the four glands.
Alow collar incision was made along the previous thyroidectomy scar.
6) However, a collar incision was adequate for our patient because of the superior visualization for dissection provided by the mediastinoscope.
12) The creation of a cervical fasciotomy and mediastinotomy via a low collar incision allows for effective mediastinal decompression.