Surg Endosc 2021 Mar 15. Epub 2021 Mar 15.
Division of Thyroid Surgery, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory of Surgical Translational Medicine, Jilin Provincial Precision Medicine Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Translational Medicine On Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma, China-Japan Union Hospital Of Jilin University, Changchun, 130000, People's Republic of China.
Introduction: The aim of this report was to summarize observations, evaluate the feasibility, provide detailed information concerning proper techniques, and address limitations for non-recurrent laryngeal nerve (NRLN) dissection and release during the robotic bilateral axillo-breast approach (BABA) for thyroidectomy.
Materials And Methods: The BABA approach was used in two cases of thyroidectomy in the setting of NRLN. Preoperative CT imaging findings suggesting the aberrant anatomy are reviewed and technical planning, inclusive of intraoperative nerve monitoring, was employed. Read More