Comparison of incidence of postoperative seroma between flapless and conventional techniques for thyroidectomy: a case-control study.
AffiliationDepartment of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Cork, Ireland. firstname.lastname@example.org
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CitationComparison of incidence of postoperative seroma between flapless and conventional techniques for thyroidectomy: a case-control study. 2012, 37 (2):130-5 Clin Otolaryngol
JournalClinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery
AbstractThe incidence of seroma after thyroidectomy has been reported between 1.3% and 7%. We hypothesised that a flapless thyroidectomy technique would reduce the incidence of seroma.