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Table 2 Extent of surgery and mean operation time (min)

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

Extent of surgery Number Mean operation time (min)
Total thyroidectomy 3 (0.7%) 156.6 ± 48.0
Total thyroidectomy with CLND* 47 (10.4%) 171.6 ± 38.9
Near-total thyroidectomy 9 (2.0%) 120.0 ± 40.9
Near-total thyroidectomy with CLND 27 (6.0%) 159.9 ± 45.5
Subtotal thyroidectomy 29 (6.4%) 130.7 ± 50.2
Subtotal thyroidectomy with CLND 2 (0.4%) 170.3 ± 35.4
Thyroid lobectomy 306 (67.4%) 104.6 ± 35.1
Thyroid lobectomy with CLND 25 (5.8%) 128.0 ± 35.2
  1. *, central lymph node dissection.