Comparison of Learning Curves for Retroauricular and Transaxillary Endoscopic Hemithyroidectomy

@article{Lee2016ComparisonOL,
  title={Comparison of Learning Curves for Retroauricular and Transaxillary Endoscopic Hemithyroidectomy},
  author={Doh Young Lee and Dong Ju Oh and Ka Ram Kang and Min-su Kim and Kyoung Ho Oh and PhD Seung-Kuk Baek and PhD Soon-Young Kwon and PhD Jeong-Soo Woo and PhD Kwang-Yoon Jung},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={23},
  pages={4023-4028}
}
This study aimed to evaluate and compare learning curves for the retroauricular (RA) and transaxillary (TA) approaches in endoscopic hemithyroidectomy. The medical records of 290 patients who underwent hemithyroidectomy by either the RA or TA approach from November 2007 through December 2015 were retrospectively reviewed (113 patients with RA and 177 with… CONTINUE READING