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    1997

Experience in a specialist thyroid surgery unit: a demographic study, surgical complications, and outcome.

@article{AlSuliman1997ExperienceIA,
  title={Experience in a specialist thyroid surgery unit: a demographic study, surgical complications, and outcome.},
  author={Noura Al-Suliman and Nis Ryttov and Niels Qvist and Mogens Blichert-Toft and Hans Peder Graversen},
  journal={The European journal of surgery = Acta chirurgica},
  year={1997},
  volume={163 1},
  pages={
          13-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To present a demographic study of thyroid diseases and thyroid surgical activity, to analyse the results of one department that has specialised in thyroid surgery during an 11-year period, and to try to define those groups of patients at increased risk of complications and untoward sequelae. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Danish regional university hospital. SUBJECTS The total series comprised 1099 consecutive patients who were operated on for benign goitre during an 11… CONTINUE READING

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