thyrotomy


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thyrotomy

 [thi-rot´ah-me]
2. the operation of cutting the thyroid gland.

thy·rot·o·my

(thī-rot'ŏ-mē),
1. Any cutting operation on the thyroid gland.
2. Synonym(s): laryngofissure
[thyro- + G. tomē, a cutting]

thyrotomy

(thī-rŏt′ə-mē)
n.
1. Surgical incision of the thyroid gland.

thyrotomy

A formal term for any incision into the thyroid region, i.e.:
(1) Thyroid surgery;
(2) Thyroid biopsy, see there;
(3) Laryngofissure (see there); also known as median laryngotomy.

thy·rot·o·my

(thī-rot'ŏ-mē)
1. Any cutting operation on the thyroid gland.
2. Synonym(s): laryngofissure.
[thyro- + G. tomē, a cutting]
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Lateral thyrotomy approach on the paraglottic space for laryngocele resection.
Patients with a combined laryngocele underwent resection via an external approach through a V-shaped lateral thyrotomy performed under general anesthesia.
In our study, a V-shaped lateral thyrotomy approach was used for resection of the combined laryngoceles.
In our study, all cases of combined laryngocele were completely resected via the lateral thyrotomy approach alone, and a tracheostomy was not required.
The choice of specific approach--which may include either thyrotomy with a keel stent, a laryngotracheal reconstruction with a stent, or a single-stage laryngotracheoplasty--depends on the type of lesion.
Tumor resection with a margin of normal cartilage is possible by open laryngofissure, thyrotomy, organ preservation with partial laryngectomy, or endoscopic resection.
An endoscopic approach is sufficient for smaller tumors, but larger tumors may require an external approach (e.g., lateral pharyngotomy or midline thyrotomy) to achieve complete tumor removal while preserving laryngeal function and the overlying mucosa.
We excised the tumor via a lateral thyrotomy approach.
We excised the left supraglottic mass via a left thyrotomy approach without violating the mucosa (figure 2).
The patient underwent a lateral thyrotomy. Intraoperatively, a well-encapsulated 2.5-cm tumor was found (figure 4).