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The modified transmanubrial approach in thyroid malignant tumors: an optimal and less invasive surgical option.
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  • Paolo Nicola Girotti,
  • Judit Gassner,
  • Vebi Hodja,
  • Ingmar Königsrainer
Paolo Nicola Girotti
Feldkirch Hospital

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Judit Gassner
Feldkirch Hospital
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Vebi Hodja
Feldkirch Hospital
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Ingmar Königsrainer
Feldkirch Hospital
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- We retrospectively evaluated a large series of patients (n: 15) underwent a modified transmanubrial approach for wide mediastinal resection in case of malignance thyroid mass - In fourteen cases, also with thyroid tumor involving the middle line. A bilateral mTMA was necessary to perform a cava vein resection. - No major postoperative and cutaneous/sternum complications were detected. - mTMA allows an optimal exposure of the upper thoracic inlet achieving a complete radical oncological resection of the tumor/lymph-node and a safety vascular/tracheal control. - As a limitation, the modified mTMA is anatomically more demanding and not familiar for most surgeons in comparison to sternotomy
29 Nov 2021Submitted to Clinical Otolaryngology
12 Dec 2021Submission Checks Completed
12 Dec 2021Assigned to Editor
20 Dec 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
17 Jan 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Feb 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Major
17 Feb 20221st Revision Received
23 Feb 2022Assigned to Editor
23 Feb 2022Submission Checks Completed
15 Mar 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
28 Apr 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Jun 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
21 Jun 20222nd Revision Received
28 Jun 2022Assigned to Editor
28 Jun 2022Submission Checks Completed
11 Jul 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Jul 2022Editorial Decision: Accept
20 Aug 2022Published in Clinical Otolaryngology. 10.1111/coa.13972