Robotic Gasless Transaxillary Thyroidectomy

  • Woong Youn Chung


The application of innovative surgical technology to thyroid surgery has yielded new approaches that are less invasive, reducing the size of neck incisions required to remove the thyroid gland (Kuppersmith et al. 2009; Miccoli et al. 2001a; Inabnet et al. 2003; Yoon et al. 2006; Miyano et al. 2008; Terris et al. 2006; Ikeda et al. 2002a; Sasaki et al. 2008).


Thyroid Surgery Pectoralis Major Muscle Anterior Chest Wall Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Robotic Thyroidectomy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryYonsei University College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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