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Review Article 

Perioperative and Outpatient Pain Management in Endocrine Neck Surgery Patients

Erin Weatherford Creighton and Brendan C Stack

Abstract

The U.S. has seen dramatic increases in opioid use and drug overdose death rates in recent years and opioids are commonly used during and after surgical procedures. Thyroid and parathyroid surgery are increasingly performed on an outpatient basis leaving patients and their caregivers responsible for carrying out a pain management plan beginning several hours after surgery.

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Research Article 

Extensive Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Aggressive Surgery with Mediastinal Dissection is Worthwhile?

Martin Granados Garcia, Jose Antonio Posada Torres, Antonio Gomez Pedraza, Kuauhyama Luna Ortiz, Erika Ruiz Garcia, Silvia Vidal Millan, Katia Picazo Ferrera and Imelda Gonzalez Ramirez

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze the treatment results of patients with medullary thyroid cancer, focusing on surgical complications, biochemical cures and survival. It is a retrospective analysis of 18 patients of is ferral oncological hospital in a developing country.

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