The use of a vessel sealing system in thyroid surgery.

  title={The use of a vessel sealing system in thyroid surgery.},
  author={Osman Nuri Dilek and Sevda Yilmaz and Bumin Değirmenci and D Ali Sahin and Gokhan Akbulut and Fatma Husniye Dilek},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Belgica},
  volume={105 4},
Thyroidectomy is one of the most common operations performed for thyroid diseases throughout the world and has an extremely low morbidity rate. Although the technique of thyroidectomy has changed little for several years, different techniques have been developed for haemostasis in addition to the conventional methods. The vessel sealing system (Ligasure) is a new technology that can be applied in several surgical situations. However, there is no data in the literature regarding its use in… CONTINUE READING


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