Systematic review with meta-analysis of prospective randomized trials comparing minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT) and conventional thyroidectomy (CT)

@article{Pisanu2013SystematicRW,
  title={Systematic review with meta-analysis of prospective randomized trials comparing minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT) and conventional thyroidectomy (CT)},
  author={Adolfo Pisanu and Mauro Podda and Isabella Reccia and Giulia Porceddu and Alessandro Uccheddu},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={398},
  pages={1057-1068}
}
Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT) has gained acceptance among surgeons as its feasibility has been well documented. The aim of this systematic review with meta-analysis has been to assess and validate the safety and feasibility of MIVAT when compared to conventional thyroidectomy (CT) and to verify other potential benefits and drawbacks. A literature search for prospective randomized trials comparing MIVAT and CT was performed. Trials were reviewed for the primary outcome… CONTINUE READING
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