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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 707265, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/707265
Research Article

Bipolar Thermofusion BiClamp 150 in Thyroidectomy: A Review of 1156 Operations

Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital Ostrava, 17 Listopadu 1790, 708 52 Ostrava, Czech Republic

Received 11 December 2013; Accepted 27 March 2014; Published 16 April 2014

Academic Editor: Mu-Kuan Chen

Copyright © 2014 Tomáš Pniak et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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