thyroid vein


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Synonyms for thyroid vein

any of several small veins draining blood from the thyroid area

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At the lower border, the inferior thyroid veins leave the gland.
Strap muscles were cut at the junction of upper 1/3rd and lower 2/3rd border and retracted depending on the size of the gland; 2 tributaries of middle thyroid vein were identified and cauterized with bipolar electrothermal cautery.
Superior pedicle, middle thyroid vein and inferior pedicle sequentially ligated and divided on both sides.
The middle thyroid vein was ligated and the recurrent laryngeal nerve identified and preserved.
Also the LGT was supplied by a branch from the Superior thyroid artery (STA)& a large tributary of the inferior thyroid vein (ITV) was seen posterior to it (21).