Benefits of early thymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis.

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OBJECTIVE To report our experience of early thymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING University department of surgery, Greece. SUBJECTS 76 Patients with myasthenia gravis. INTERVENTIONS Transcervical thymectomy in all cases, additional left thoracotomy in four cases. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Mortality… (More)

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@article{Bramis1997BenefitsOE, title={Benefits of early thymectomy in patients with myasthenia gravis.}, author={J. P. Bramis and Emmanouil Pikoulis and Ari Lepp{\"a}niemi and Evangelos Felekouras and D. Alexiou and Elias A. Bastounis}, journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica}, year={1997}, volume={163 12}, pages={897-902} }