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World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 37, Issue 7, pp 1582–1583 | Cite as

Robotic and Remote Access Thyroidectomy: A Time to Pause

  • David J. TerrisEmail author
  • William S. Duke
Invited Commentary

Keywords

Brachial Plexus Remote Access Robotic Technology Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Robotic Thyroidectomy 
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Notes

Disclosures

David J. Terris, M.D., Johnson & Johnson - Director, Thyroid Courses (honorarium).

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© Société Internationale de Chirurgie 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryGeorgia Regents UniversityAugustaUSA

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