Dr. Alberto Dragonetti specializes in otorhinolaryngology surgery including traditional thyroid surgery and mini invasive surgery.
Traditional thyroid surgery is performed when the surgery is complicated or the amount of tissue to be removed can be too great. This type of surgery involves a skin incision of about 2-8 cm on the lower part of the neck. Blood circulation is interrupted to remove the gland either partially or completely.
Mini invasive thyroid surgery involves a very small incision made a certain distance from the thyroid, such as under the armpit or chest. The intervention is done by endoscopy, that is, with the aid of a microcamera, which allows the surgeon locate the exact point where to make a second incision where he then inserts a thin tube with the scalpel end which then allows him to remove the thyroid .
In addition to thyroid surgery, otorhinolaryngologist surgery also includes: