Technological innovations in surgical approach for thyroid cancer

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Over the last decade, surgeons have witnessed dramatic changes in surgical practice as a result of the introduction of new technological advancement. Some of these changes include refinement of techniques in thyroid cancer surgery. The development of various endoscopic thyroidectomy techniques, the addition of the da Vinci robot, and the use of operative adjuncts in thyroid surgery, such as intraoperative neuromonitoring and quick intraoperative parathyroid hormone, have made thyroid cancer surgery not only safer and better accepted by patients with thyroid cancer but also offer them more surgical treatment options. © 2010 Brian Hung-Hin Lang and Chung-Yau Lo.




Lang, B. H. H., & Lo, C. Y. (2010). Technological innovations in surgical approach for thyroid cancer. Journal of Oncology.

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