Comparative study of robotic versus endoscopic thyroidectomy by a gasless unilateral axillo-breast or axillary approach.

@article{Tae2013ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of robotic versus endoscopic thyroidectomy by a gasless unilateral axillo-breast or axillary approach.},
  author={Kyung Tae and Yong Bae Ji and Jin Hyeok Jeong and Kyung Rae Kim and Woong Hwan Choi and You Hern Ahn},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={477-84}
}
BACKGROUND Robotic thyroidectomy and conventional endoscopic thyroidectomy have not been thoroughly compared. In this study, we compared the potential advantages of robotic versus endoscopic thyroidectomy. METHODS We analyzed 218 consecutive patients who underwent endoscopic (105 cases) or robotic (113 cases) thyroidectomy using a gasless unilateral… CONTINUE READING