Miastenia Gravis Surgery
Dr. Levent CANSEVER, Dr. Gamze ÇETİNKAYA

Abstract10.5152/gghs.2020.035

Miastenia gravis (MG) is a type of autoimmune disease characterized by abnormal fatigue of skeletal muscles. Thymectomy, which cannot be controlled by medical treatment or performed in patients with thymoma, has great importance in the treatment algorithm. In recent years, surgical trauma and postoperative pain is minimalized by the help of developing minimally invasive surgical procesures. In this section, MG and its surgical methods will be discussed.

Keywords: Miastenia gravis surgery, VATS, mediastinal diseases
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