The Effect of Complete Excision of the Hyoid Bone Corpus from the Cartilage Margins on the Success of Sistrunk Procedure in Children: The Preliminary Results

Karakaya A. E. , DOĞAN A. B. , Guler A. G.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.42, no.2, pp.163-166, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/etd.2019.32812
  • Title of Journal : ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.163-166


Objective: To analyze the effects of the hyoid bone excision magnitude and Z-shaped extra stitches, putting in the base of the mouth on the success of the surgical treatment of thyroglossal duct cyst (TGDC).