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A new technique called Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach (TOETVA) has been developed. With this surgery, the thyroid gland is removed without leaving any visible scars in the neck. Scarless Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery >
UCLA endocrine surgeon James Wu, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss active surveillance of low-risk tumors, a recommended treatment approach for many incidentally discovered papillary thyroid cancers.
UCLA endocrine surgeons Masha Livhits, MD & Michael Yeh, MD, presented a live-streaming webinar to discuss an overview of molecular approaches to diagnosing thyroid cancer, including molecular markets that can be a helpful tool, particularly for indeterminate thyroid nodules.
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Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy
I’m writing to commend UCLA Health, the UCLA Endocrine Center & the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for my recent successful minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. Dr. Masha Livhits and Dr. Lauren Orr reviewed the pre-op material submitted by my General Practitioner in Alaska, personally examined, and successfully operated on me less than a week ago. And, I’m now back in North Pole, Alaska, enjoying an early Spring.
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