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Figure 4: Key operative steps: (a) Extent of cervical flap superior up to hyoid bone, inferiorly up to suprasternal notch and sternocleidomastoid muscles on either sides laterally (b) completion of lateral dissection marked by identification of carotid artery (c) isthmusectomy (d) Identification of recurrent laryngeal nerve, seen coursing over the inferior thyroid artery, (e) Inferior parathyroid gland easily identified due to high magnification, (f) surgical glove serves as endobag

Figure 4: Key operative steps: (a) Extent of cervical flap superior up to hyoid bone, inferiorly up to suprasternal notch and sternocleidomastoid muscles on either sides laterally (b) completion of lateral dissection marked by identification of carotid artery (c) isthmusectomy (d) Identification of recurrent laryngeal nerve, seen coursing over the inferior thyroid artery, (e) Inferior parathyroid gland easily identified due to high magnification, (f) surgical glove serves as endobag