Journal of Thyroid Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Feasibility of Endoscopic Thyroidectomy via Axilla and Breast Approaches for Larger Goiters: Widening the Horizons

Table 1

Details of clinical presentation and demographic profile of patients.

S. No. Parameter Group I (n=60)Group II (n=39)P value

1Mean age (years)33.7 ± 11.334.9 ± 12.00.61

2Gender ratio F:M50:8 (6.3:1)32:7 (4.6:1)0.28

3Mean tumor size (cm)4.4 ± 0.96.7 ± 1.10.001
Range (cm)2.5-5.86-11

4Duration of goitre (months)30.1 ± 32.660.5 ± 102.40.03
Range (months)1-1442-480

5Clinical diagnosis(n=61)(n=40)
STN4619
MNG-both lobes1114
MNG-one lobe11
AFTN10
Graves’ disease01
Toxic MNG04
Postoperative histology of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) 21

7Preoperative FNAC
Not done31
Bethesda I11
Bethesda II4430
Bethesda III33
Bethesda IV64
Bethesda V11
Bethesda VI30

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