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Journal of Oncology
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 490719, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/490719
Review Article

Technological Innovations in Surgical Approach for Thyroid Cancer

Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Received 17 August 2009; Revised 15 April 2010; Accepted 27 June 2010

Academic Editor: Steven K. Libutti

Copyright © 2010 Brian Hung-Hin Lang and Chung-Yau Lo. 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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  • Brian Hung-Hin Lang, and Man-Po Chow, “A comparison of surgical outcomes between endoscopic and robotically assisted thyroidectomy: the authors' initial experience,” Surgical Endoscopy And Other Interventional Techniques, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 1617–1623, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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