Total thyroidectomy with harmonic scalpel combined to gelatin-thrombin matrix hemostatic agent: is it safe and effective? A single-center prospective study.

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INTRODUCTION Hemostasis during thyroidectomy is essential; however, the safest, most efficient and cost-effective way to achieve this is unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of total thyroidectomy (TT) performed with combination of harmonic scalpel (HS) and Floseal. METHODS Patients undergone TT were divided into two groups: HS… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2014.05.006

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@article{Docimo2014TotalTW, title={Total thyroidectomy with harmonic scalpel combined to gelatin-thrombin matrix hemostatic agent: is it safe and effective? A single-center prospective study.}, author={Giovanni Docimo and Salvatore Tolone and Roberto Ruggiero and Gianmattia del Genio and Luigi Brusciano and Angela Pezzolla and Gianpaolo Jannelli and Alfonso Bosco and Domenico Parmeggiani and Cosmo Cosenza and Paolo Limongelli and Ludovico Docimo}, journal={International journal of surgery}, year={2014}, volume={12 Suppl 1}, pages={S209-12} }