• Systematic review and meta-analysis of wound drains after thyroid surgery.

      Woods, R S R; Woods, J F C; Duignan, E S; Timon, C; Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. (2014-04)
      Drainage after routine thyroid and parathyroid surgery remains controversial. However, there is increasing evidence from a number of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) suggesting no benefit from the use of drains.