Safety and Cost-Effectiveness in Thyroidectomy Using the HARMONIC Scalpel Compared to Traditional Hemostasis: A Controlled Clinical Assay.

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INTRODUCTION The aim of this clinical control trial is to analyze the cost-effectiveness and to understand the efficacy of the HARMONIC FOCUS®+ (Ethicon Inc., Somerville, New Jersey) scalpel as the only system to cut and coagulate in thyroidectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundered patients of the thyroid clinic of the Mexico City General Hospital were… (More)

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@article{BasurtoKuba2017SafetyAC, title={Safety and Cost-Effectiveness in Thyroidectomy Using the HARMONIC Scalpel Compared to Traditional Hemostasis: A Controlled Clinical Assay.}, author={Erich Otto Paul Basurto-Kuba and Maybelline Robles-Estrada and Luis Mauricio Hurtado-L{\'o}pez and Edgar D Montes E Oca-Duran and Carlos Campos-Castillo and Felipe Rafael Zald{\'i}var-Ram{\'i}rez and Abraham Pulido-Cejudo}, journal={Surgical technology international}, year={2017}, volume={30}, pages={141-147} }