Published in Medical Imaging Business Week, January 24th, 2008
"However surgical extirpation occasionally becomes necessary to exclude a malignant neoplastic process. Although the majority of surgically excised thyroid lesions are histologically benign, patients are traditionally left with a permanent transverse surgical scar in a highly visible area of the neck. From August 2003 to August 2005, we performed a transaxillary endoscopic thyroid lobectomy with isthmectomy in 32 patients. We used a 3-port technique with 5-mm trocars...
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