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Outpatient Thyroid Surgery

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Updated September 22, 2006

Outpatient Thyroid Surgery

SOURCES:

Clark, Orlo H., M.D., et. al. "Ambulatory Thyroid Surgery: Unnecessary and Dangerous" The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Vol. 83, No. 4 1100-1103, 1998. (Online)

LoGerfo, Paul, MD, "Outpatient Thyroid Surgery," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism Vol. 83, No. 4 1097-1100, 1998 (Online)

Terris, David J., MD et. al. "Outpatient Thyroid Surgery is Safe and Desirable," Presentation at the 110th Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO of the American Academy of Otolaryngology's Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, September 17-20, 2006, Toronto, Canada

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