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Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics of 452 patients who underwent endoscopic thyroidectomy via a breast approach

From: Endoscopic thyroid surgery via a breast approach: a single institution’s experiences

Characteristics   Results (n = 452)
Age (years)   38.4 ± 10.6 (range 11-73)
Gender Female 437 (96.7%)
Male 15 (3.3%)
Size (cm)   2.12 ± 1.17 (range 0.1-4)
Pathology Papillary carcinoma 120 (26.5%)
  Follicular carcinoma 8 (1.8%)
  Nodular hyperplasia 266 (58.8%)
  Follicular adenoma 43 (9.5%)
  Hüthle cell adenoma 4 (0.2%)
  Parathyroid adenoma 3 (0.9%)
  Others 8 (1.8%)
Mean postoperative hospital stay (days)   3.8 ± 1.3 (range 1-17)