EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.18, no.14, pp.1997-2005, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to compare the LigaSure (R) Small Jaw Instrument (LSJI) with the conventional clamp-and-tie (CT) technique in thyroid surgery regarding complication rates (hematoma, hypocalcemia and recurrent nerve palsy), the duration of the operative procedure, and systemic and local inflammatory effects.