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Noor SM Barhan, Muhammad FN Raduan, Nor FA Rashid, Fauziah Ahmad, Yahya M Aripin
Keywords : Local anesthesia, Superficial cervical plexus block, Thyroidectomy
Citation Information : Barhan NS, Raduan MF, Rashid NF, Ahmad F, Aripin YM. Awake Thyroidectomy: Safe, Effective, and Elegant. World J Endoc Surg 2020; 12 (3):140-141.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 02-08-2021
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).
Safe and margin-free resection of thyroid cancer is feasible with local or regional anesthesia. We present a case of awake thyroidectomy performed under combined local anesthesia and superficial cervical plexus block, with excellent patient satisfaction.