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Minimal access thyroid surgery

Minimal access thyroid surgery is no different from any other form of thyroid surgery apart from the significantly reduced incision size. Book online today

What is minimal access thyroid surgery?

It is thyroid surgery performed through a minimal access 2cm neck incision, as opposed to the standard 5-10cm incision utilised in other thyroid surgery.

How does minimal access thyroid surgery work?

The operation is no different from any other form of thyroid surgery apart from the significantly reduced incision size. The operation takes about 2-3hrs.

What are the benefits?

The benefits for the patient are improved cosmetics with a scar that essentially "disappears" within 12 months of surgery.

How safe is the treatment?

The treatment is safe with very minimal complication rates post-thyroidectomy.

Content for this treatment has been provided by Mr Myles Black, Consultant ENT & Head & Neck Surgeon practising at The Chaucer Hospital, Canterbury.

Specialists offering Minimal access thyroid surgery

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Mr Jaiganesh Manickavasagam (Jai Manick)

Consultant ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon

MBBS, MS (ENT), DOHNS(ENT),MRCS ENT, DOHNS, FRCS(ORL-HNS)

Kings Park Hospital

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Mr Panos Asimakopoulos

Consultant ENT / Head and Neck Surgeon

BA, MBChB, MSc, FRCS (ORL – HNS)

Albyn Hospital

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Mr Ioannis Christakis

Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon

MD, MSc, MSc(Surg), FRCS(Eng), FEBS(Endo), PhD

The Park Hospital

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Mr Andrew McLaren

Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon

BA, BM, BcH, DM, FRCS

The Chiltern Hospital 1 more The Shelburne Hospital

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Prof Hisham M Mehanna

Consultant Specialist in Head, Neck and Thyroid Surgery

BMed Sc (Hons) PhD MBChB (Hons) FRCS (Glas.) FRCS (ORL-HNS)

The Priory Hospital 1 more The Meriden Hospital

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