A journey into the past--the history of thyroid surgery.

  title={A journey into the past--the history of thyroid surgery.},
  author={Jacek Dadan and Agnieszka Nowacka},
  journal={Wiadomosci lekarskie},
  volume={61 1-3},
We present a short sketch of how the knowledge of thyroid surgery has evolved throughout decades with pointing out to prominent surgeons who achieved great deeds in the history of thyroidectomy. The progress of thyroid surgery is believed to be of utmost importance because it reflects evolution of surgery itself. Although surgeons of our days can rely on wide range of examinations, modern equipment and endocrinological support, they should remember the rules in medicine, that are obligatory… CONTINUE READING