Dataset of endoscopic thyroidectomy via axillary-breast-shoulder approach: early experience of 42 cases
Endoscopic thyroidectomy (ET) is preferable to avoid a large and visible surgical scar on the neck and to reduce postoperative complication, since most patients in Indonesia present with large-sized thyroid nodules. We aim to evaluate and analyze surgical feasibility, safety, oncologic outcomes, and patient satisfaction of ET via axillary-breast-shoulder (ABS) approach. We hereby provide additional information regarding materials, methods and data related to our recent study published in Surgical Oncology. Patients’ characteristics were obtained from the medical record, including age, tumor size, and preoperative histological findings. Six months of postoperative period were taken to follow-up the complications and scar satisfaction. The data contained in this article support the feasibility, safety, oncologic outcomes, and patient satisfaction of ET via ABS approach.